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Faucett
Basic information Name: Faucett
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1966
Country: United States
Mass:help 100 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 37  (1966)  H
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7788 approved meteorites (plus 11 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7), H chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites
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Writeup from MB 37:
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DISCOVERY OF FAUCETT STONY METEORITE, USA

Name: FAUCETT.

The place of fall or discovery: Faucett, Missouri, USA; φ = 39°37' N, λ = 94°52' W.

Date of fall or discovery: FOUND, April 1966.

Class and type: STONY, olivine-bronzite chondrite.

Number of individual specimens: 2.

Total weight: 21.75 kg. (16.3 kg. and 5.45 kg.).

Circumstances of the fall or discovery: The samples were found by C. R. and C. C. Spencer during plowing of fields. The meteorites were brought to the Department of Geology, Kansas State University.

Source: Report of Associate Professor D. C. Brookins (Manhattan, Kansas, USA) in a letter, V 23 1966.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 37, Moscow (1966)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (39° 37'N, 94° 52'W)
     Recommended::   (39° 37'N, 94° 52'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 23 approved meteorites from Missouri, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1737 approved meteorites from United States (plus 263 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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Synonyms: Fawcett (In NHM Cat)

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