|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: 210 g
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Writeup from MB 80:
Wayne County, Kentucky, USA
Found 1982 May 29.
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.
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 80, MAPS 31, A175-A180 (1996)|
This is 1 of 25 approved meteorites from Kentucky, United States (plus 1 impact crater)
This is 1 of 1720 approved meteorites from United States (plus 264 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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