|Basic information||Name: Ackerly|
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1995
Country: United States
Mass: 3.05 kg
This is 1 of 5049 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as L5. [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7), L chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites
|Comments:||Approved 25 Apr 2012|
Writeup from MB 100:
Ackerly 32°35.42’N, 101°46.33’W
Dawson County, Texas, United States
Found: June 1995
Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L5)
History: Mr. Grigg found this sample while he was plowing a cotton field.
Specimens: 291 g, one thick section, and one thin section are on deposit at TCU. 225 g sample held at TxTech.
TCU: Oscar E. Monnig Collection, Department of Geology, Texas Christian University, Ft. Worth, TX 76129, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 24 Feb 2012)
TxTech: Geoscience Department, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409, United States (institutional address)
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 46, in preparation (2013)|
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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