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Colony
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:help 3.91 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 62  (1984)  CO3
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  CO3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CO3.0
Recommended:  CO3.0    [explanation]

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
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Writeup from MB 62:
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DISCOVERY OF THE COLONY, USA, STONY METEORITE

Name: COLONY

Place of find: Near Colony, Washita County, Oklahoma, USA.

35°21'N., 98°41'W.

Date of find: 1975, approximately; recognized 1980

Class and type: Stone. Carbonaceous chondrite, type III, Ornans-type (C03).

Number of individual

specimens: 1

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.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 62, Meteoritics 19, 49-57 (1984)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (35° 21'N, 98° 41'W)
     Recommended::   (35° 21'N, 98° 41'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 40 approved meteorites from Oklahoma, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1738 approved meteorites from United States (plus 355 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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