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Palmyra
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:help 135 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 66  (1988)  L3
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L3
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 432 approved meteorites classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites (type 3), L chondrites, Ordinary chondrites (type 3), and Ordinary chondrites
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Writeup from MB 66:
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Palmyra

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)

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 66, Meteoritics 23, 171-173 (1988)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (39° 48'N, 91° 30'W)
     Recommended::   (39° 48'N, 91° 30'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 1738 approved meteorites from United States (plus 355 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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