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Amber
Basic information Name: Amber
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1934
Country: United States
Mass:help 4.53 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 8  (1958)  Stone
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9030 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7), L chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites
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Writeup from MB 8:
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AMBER, Oklahoma, U.S.A. Stone.

Literature: 1. Publ. Astron. Soc. Pacif., 1956, 68, n405, 547-549. 2. Meteoritics. 1956, v.1, No 4, 490-491.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 8, Moscow (1958)
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Don Edwards   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (37° 10'N, 97° 53'W)
     Recommended::   (35° 10'N, 97° 53'W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 221.9 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 40 approved meteorites from Oklahoma, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1738 approved meteorites from United States (plus 355 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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Synonyms: Chickasha (In NHM Cat)

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