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Lost City
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:help 17 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 49  (1970)  H
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7787 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 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.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 49, Moscow (1970) reprinted Meteoritics 6, 111-124 (1970)
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Martin Horejsi   
Photograph by Geoffrey Notkin © Oscar E. Monnig Meteorite Gallery   
Photos uploaded by members of the Encyclopedia of Meteorites.
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David L. Ribeca   
Gerald Armstrong   
Jay Piatek   
Jim K   
MeteoriteCollector.org - FCOM - Russ Finney   
MeteoriteCollector.org - MTCU - Monnig Collection   
MeteoriteCollector.org - USNM - Smithsonian   
Michael S. Scherman   
Shawn Alan   
Woreczko Jan & Wadi      
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (36° 1'N, 95° 9'W)
     Recommended::   (36° 0' 30"N, 95° 9' 0"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.9 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 40 approved meteorites from Oklahoma, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1736 approved meteorites from United States (plus 263 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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