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Homestead
Basic information Name: Homestead
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1875
Country: United States
Mass:help 230 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5282 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
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References: Never published in the Meteoritical Bulletin
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Michael Cottingham   
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André Knöfel   
David L. Ribeca   
Gerald Armstrong   
Jim K   
MeteoriteCollector.org - FCOM - Russ Finney      
MeteoriteCollector.org - MFNB - Berlin   
MeteoriteCollector.org - NHMV - Vienna   
METEORITES AUSTRALIA   
Michael S. Scherman   
Phil Schmitz   
Richard C Cavalieri   
Robert Zdancewicz   
Woreczko Jan & Wadi   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (41° 48'N, 91° 52'W)
     Recommended::   (41° 48'N, 91° 52'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 1739 approved meteorites from United States (plus 355 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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Synonyms: Amana (In NHM Cat)
Iowa County (In NHM Cat)
Jowa (In NHM Cat)
Marengo (In NHM Cat)
Sherlock (In NHM Cat)
West Liberty (In NHM Cat)

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