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Akron (1961)
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:help 4 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 32  (1964)  L
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9036 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 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).

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 32, Moscow (1964)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (40° 9'N, 103° 10'W)
     Recommended::   (40° 9'N, 103° 10'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 87 approved meteorites from Colorado, United States (plus 5 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1738 approved meteorites from United States (plus 355 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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Synonyms: Akron no. 3 (In NHM Cat)

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