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Monticello
Basic information Name: Monticello
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1982 or 1985
Country: United States
Mass:help 210 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 80  (1996)  Howardite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Howardite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Howardite
Recommended:  Howardite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 291 approved meteorites classified as Howardite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Howardites, and HED achondrites
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Writeup from MB 80:

Monticello

Wayne County, Kentucky, USA

Found 1982 May 29.

Achondrite (howardite).

A 210-g stone was found on the shore of Lake Cumberland. See Olsen et al. (1987) for details of classification and petrology.  Note that the latitude given by Olsen et al. (1987) is incorrect. Specimens: main mass, Planetary Studies Foundation, 612 Chatham Circle, Algonquin, IL 60102, USA; type specimen, Dept. Geology, Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL, 60605, USA.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 80, MAPS 31, A175-A180 (1996)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (36° 57'N, 84° 54'W)
     Recommended::   (36° 57'N, 84° 54'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 25 approved meteorites from Kentucky, United States (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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