|Basic information||Name: Happy Canyon|
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1971
Country: United States
Mass: 16.3 kg
This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites classified as EL6/7. [show all]
Search for other: Enstatite chondrites (type 4-7), Enstatite-rich meteorites, EL chondrites, and Enstatite chondrites
Writeup from MB 54:
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DISCOVERY OF THE HAPPY CANYON, TEXAS, STONY METEORITE
Name: HAPPY CANYON
Place of find: Near the head of Happy Canyon, Armstrong County, Texas, USA.
Date of find: 1971
Class and type: Stone. Enstatite chondrite.
Number of individual specimens: 1
Total weight: About 16.3 kg
Circumstances of find: The specimen was plowed up on the R.L. Grigsby farm about 2 km northwest of Wayside, Texas in 1971. It was cut and a section removed from its center. The whereabouts of this section is not certain, and the original weight of the complete specimen was reported as 16.3 kg.
Source: Glenn I Huss, American Meteorite Laboratory, P. O. Box 2098, Denver, Colorado 80201.
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 54, Meteoritics 11, 69-93 (1976)|
This is 1 of 308 approved meteorites from Texas, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 3 impact craters)
This is 1 of 1779 approved meteorites from United States (plus 352 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
Wayside (b) (From MetBase)|
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