|Basic information||Name: Akron (1961)|
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1961
Country: United States
Mass: 4 kg
This is 1 of 8794 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
Writeup from MB 32:
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DISCOVERY OF AKRON NO. 3 STONY METEORITE, USA
Name: AKRON No. 3.
The place of fall or discovery: Washington County, Colorado, USA; φ = 40°9' N, λ = 103°10' W.
Date of fall or discovery: FOUND, 1962; recognized 1963.
Class and type: STONY, olivine-hypersthene chondrite.
Number of individual specimens: One nearly complete individual.
Total weight: 4 kg.
Circumstances of the fall or discovery: ---
Source: Report of Dr. Glenn I. Huss (Denver, USA) in a letter IX.21 1964. (See also the M. B. No. 30, 1964).
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 32, Moscow (1964)|
This is 1 of 87 approved meteorites from Colorado, United States (plus 5 unapproved names)
This is 1 of 1727 approved meteorites from United States (plus 263 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
Akron no. 3 (In NHM Cat)|
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