|Basic information||Name: Colony|
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1975
Country: United States
Mass: 3.91 kg
This is 1 of 5 approved meteorites classified as CO3.0. [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CM-CO clan chondrites, CO chondrites, and Carbonaceous chondrites
Writeup from MB 62:
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DISCOVERY OF THE COLONY, USA, STONY METEORITE
Place of find: Near Colony, Washita County, Oklahoma, USA.
Date of find: 1975, approximately; recognized 1980
Class and type: Stone. Carbonaceous chondrite, type III, Ornans-type (C03).
Number of individual
Total weight: 3912 g
Circumstances of find: Found when caught in the tines of a cotton cultivator.
Source: H.H. Nininger, J. Westcott, P.O. Box 327, Sedona, Arizona 86336, USA.
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 62, Meteoritics 19, 49-57 (1984)|
This is 1 of 40 approved meteorites from Oklahoma, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
This is 1 of 1708 approved meteorites from United States (plus 229 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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