|Basic information||Name: Lost City|
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1970
Country: United States
Mass: 17 kg
This is 1 of 8145 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
Writeup from MB 49:
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FALL OF LOST CITY STONY METEORITE, USA
Name: LOST CITY.
The place of fall or discovery: Near Lost City, Oklahoma, USA.
Date of fall or discovery: FALL, January 4, 1970, 2h14m U. T.
Class and type: STONY, bronzite chondrite.
Number of individual specimens: 2.
Total weight: 9.83 kg.
Circumstances of the fall or discovery: The fireball (-15mg) was visible for about 9 seconds. The fireball was accompanied with sonic phenomena.
Source: A telegram and reports No. 842 and 843 of the Center for short-lived Phenomena, Cambridge, USA.
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 49, Moscow (1970) reprinted Meteoritics 6, 111-124 (1970)|
This is 1 of 40 approved meteorites from Oklahoma, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
This is 1 of 1776 approved meteorites from United States (plus 352 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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