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St. Louis
Basic information Name: St. Louis
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1950
Country: United States
Mass:help 1000 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 30  (1964)  Unknown
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 4640 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [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 30:
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ST. LOUIS, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA; φ = 38°42'N, λ = 90°14'W.

FELL December 10, 1950, 1 kg.


Article from 1950 St. Louis Globe Democrat courtesy of Randy Korotev.
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 30, Moscow (1964)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (38° 42'N, 90° 14'W)
     Recommended::   (38° 42'N, 90° 14'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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