|Basic information||Name: Hunter|
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1962
Country: United States
Mass: 74.6 kg
This is 1 of 3024 approved meteorites classified as LL5. [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7), LL chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites
Writeup from MB 56:
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DISCOVERY OF THE HUNTER, USA, STONY METEORITE
Place of find: Garfield County, Oklahoma, USA.
Date of find: Early 1960's. Recognized 1971.
Class and type: Stone. Olivine-hypersthene chondrite, amphoterite. Olivine Fa29.
Number of individual
Total weight: 74.6 kg known
Circumstances of find: Unearthed by a bulldozer during the terracing of a field. A second, smaller piece, was said to have been found and given to an oil geologist.
Source: G.I Huss, 1976. The Huss Coll. of Meteorites, p. 23, American Meteorite Laboratory, Denver, Colorado 80201, USA, and priv. comm., 1978.
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 56, Meteoritics 14, 161-175 (1979)|
This is 1 of 40 approved meteorites from Oklahoma, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
This is 1 of 1754 approved meteorites from United States (plus 352 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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