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Forest City
Basic information Name: Forest City
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1890
Country: United States
Mass:help 152 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 8520 approved meteorites (plus 11 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7), H chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites
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Mike Farmer   
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Gregory Wilson   
MeteoriteCollector.org - MTCU - Monnig Collection   
Richard C Cavalieri   
Woreczko Jan & Wadi   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (43° 15'N, 93° 40'W)
     Recommended::   (43° 15'N, 93° 40'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7 approved meteorites from Iowa, United States (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1781 approved meteorites from United States (plus 352 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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Synonyms: Forest (In NHM Cat)
Forrestcity (In NHM Cat)
Iowa (In NHM Cat)
Jowa (In NHM Cat)
Kossuth County (In NHM Cat)
Leland (In NHM Cat)
Winnebago County (In NHM Cat)

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