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Anson
Basic information Name: Anson
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1972
Country: United States
Mass:help 3.9 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 56  (1979)  L
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 56:
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DISCOVERY OF THE ANSON, USA, STONY METEORITE

Name: ANSON

Place of find: Sumner County, Kansas, USA.

39°20'N., 97°33'42"W.

Date of find: Recognized 1972.

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-hypersthene chondrite. Olivine Fa23.

Number of individual

specimens: Not reported.

Weight: 3.9 kg

Circumstances of find: Picked up in a field by a farmer while he was drilling wheat.

Source: G.I. Huss, 1976. The Huss Coll. of Meteorites, p. 3, American Meteorite Laboratory, Denver, Colorado 80201, USA.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 56, Meteoritics 14, 161-175 (1979)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (39° 20' 0"N, 97° 33' 42"W)
     Recommended::   (39° 20' 0"N, 97° 33' 42"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 143 approved meteorites from Kansas, United States (plus 1 unapproved name) (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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