|Basic information||Name: Palmyra|
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1926
Country: United States
Mass: 135 g
This is 1 of 536 approved meteorites classified as L3. [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites (type 3), L chondrites, Ordinary chondrites (type 3), and Ordinary chondrites
Writeup from MB 66:
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Marion County, Missouri, USA
Fell 1926, January 20, 1730 hrs
Stone. Olivine-hypersthene chondrite (L3).
A single mass (total mass not reported; 135 g now known) was recovered from a field 2 miles E of Palmyra, Missouri after a bright fireball. Olivine Fa26.7; low-Ca pyroxene Fs5.3-20.6. (G. I. Huss, American Meteorite Laboratory, P. O. Box 2096, Denver, CO 86281, USA)
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 66, Meteoritics 23, 171-173 (1988)|
This is 1 of 24 approved meteorites from Missouri, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
This is 1 of 1776 approved meteorites from United States (plus 352 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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