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Anton
Basic information Name: Anton
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1965
Country: United States
Mass:help 41.8 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 62  (1984)  H
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 4574 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7), H chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites
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Writeup from MB 62:
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DISCOVERY OF THE ANTON, USA, STONY METEORITE

Name: ANTON

Place of find: Hockley County, Texas, USA.

33°46'57"N., 102°10'52"W.

Date of find: 1965

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite.

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 41.8 kg

Circumstances of find: Found during ploughing. Mass now in the American Meteorite Laboratory, Denver, USA.

Source: G.I Huss, American Meteorite Laboratory, P.O. Box 2098, Denver, Colorado, USA.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 62, Meteoritics 19, 49-57 (1984)
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Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (33° 46' 57"N, 102° 10' 52"W)
     Recommended::   (33° 46' 57"N, 102° 10' 52"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 305 approved meteorites from Texas, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 3 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1727 approved meteorites from United States (plus 263 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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