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Peekskill
Basic information Name: Peekskill
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1992
Country: United States
Mass:help 12.57 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 75  (1993)  H6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 4840 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [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 75:
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Peekskill

New York, USA

Fell 1992 October 9,19:50 EDT (23:50 GMT)

Ordinary chondrite (H6, monomict breccia)

After a fireball and loud noise a stone fell on Michelle Knapp's car, parked before her house at 207 Wells Street, Peekskill. A stone of 12,370 g and about 200 g in fragments were recovered. Information, classification and analysis, olivine Fa20, pyroxene Fs17, light, cm-sized H6 clasts in darker H6 matrix, Ignacio Casanova, Department of Geology, Field Museum of Natural History, Roosevelt Road at Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60605-2496, USA. The main mass is in the hand of private collectors: 5.2 kg, Ray Meyer; 1.2 kg, Jim Schwade; 1 kg, Marlin Cilz; 470 g, Field Museum.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 75, Meteoritics 28, 692-703 (1993)
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Dr. M. Anders, showing how the meteor crashed though the car of Mrs Knapp. credit: M. Anders   
Photograph by Geoffrey Notkin © Oscar E. Monnig Meteorite Gallery   
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (41° 17'N, 73° 55'W)
     Recommended::   (41° 17'N, 73° 55'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 11 approved meteorites from New York, United States (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 1738 approved meteorites from United States (plus 355 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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