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Hunter
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:help 74.6 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 56  (1979)  L
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL5
Recommended:  LL5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2946 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
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Writeup from MB 56:
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DISCOVERY OF THE HUNTER, USA, STONY METEORITE

Name: HUNTER

Place of find: Garfield County, Oklahoma, USA.

36°33'36"N., 97°40'W.

Date of find: Early 1960's. Recognized 1971.

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-hypersthene chondrite, amphoterite. Olivine Fa29.

Number of individual

specimens: 1

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.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 56, Meteoritics 14, 161-175 (1979)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (36° 33' 36"N, 97° 40' 0"W)
     Recommended::   (36° 33' 36"N, 97° 40' 0"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 1736 approved meteorites from United States (plus 263 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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