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Ackerly
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:help 3.05 kg
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5075 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
Writeuphelp
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.

Data from:
  MB100
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Texas
Date:June 1995
Latitude:32°35.42'N
Longitude:101°46.33'W
Mass (g):3046
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):24.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.5
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5
Classifier:R. Mayne, TCU
Type spec mass (g):516
Type spec location:TCU
Main mass:M.J. Grigg, Ackerly, TX
Finder:M.J. Grigg
Comments:submitted by Dr. Rhiannon Mayne
Institutions
   and collections
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)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 46, in preparation (2013)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (32° 35' 25"N, 101° 46' 20"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 1736 approved meteorites from United States (plus 263 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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