|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: 100 kg
This is 1 of 8520 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
Writeup from MB 37:
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DISCOVERY OF FAUCETT STONY METEORITE, USA
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.
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 37, Moscow (1966)|
This is 1 of 24 approved meteorites from Missouri, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
This is 1 of 1781 approved meteorites from United States (plus 352 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
Fawcett (In NHM Cat)|
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