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Glenrothes
Basic information Name: Glenrothes
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: United Kingdom
Mass:help 13 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 8177 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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Writeup from MB 84:

Glenrothes

Fife , Scotland, United Kingdom

Found 1998 July

Ordinary chondrite (H5)

A 1.1 g chondrite plus ~ 35 weathered fragments totaling ~ 13 g, were found with a magnet around Holl Reservoir by Rob Elliott.  Classification and mineralogy (M. Grady, NMH ; A. Sexton, OU):  olivine, Fa21.4; shock stage, S3; weathering grade, W4; O isotopes, δ17O = +2.69‰, δ18O = +4.21‰.  Specimens:  main mass, Fernlea ; 0.3 g, NHM .

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Institutions
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NHM: Department of Mineralogy, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, United Kingdom; Website (institutional address; updated 9 Dec 2011)
OU: Planetary and Space Sciences Department of Physical Sciences The Open University Walton Hall Milton Keynes MK7 6AA United Kingdom, United Kingdom (institutional address; updated 8 Dec 2011)
Fernlea: Rob Elliott, Fernlea Meteorites, Milton of Balgonie, Fife. KY7 6PY, Scotland, United Kingdom; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Fernlea Meteorites   
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Brice D. Hornback   
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Geography:

United Kingdom
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (56° 15'N, 3° 10'W)
     Recommended::   (56° 15'N, 3° 10'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 4 approved meteorites from Scotland, United Kingdom (plus 3 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 22 approved meteorites from United Kingdom (plus 23 unapproved names)
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