|Basic information||Name: De Kalb|
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1969
Country: United States
Mass: 566 g
This is 1 of 88 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H. [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, Ordinary chondrites
Writeup from MB 51:
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DISCOVERY OF THE DE KALB, MISSOURI, STONY METEORITE
Name: DE KALB
Place of find: De Kalb, Buchanan County, Missouri.
39° 35'30"N, 94° 55' 19"W.
Date of find: Some months previous to May, 1969.
Class and type: Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite.
Number of individual specimens: 1
Total weight: 566 g
Circumstances of find: The meteorite was found among loose rocks picked off of a field after plowing.
Source: William F. Read (1971). A new olivine-bronzite chondrite from De Kalb, Missouri. Meteoritics 6, 105-108.
Editor's note: The paper gives the latitude incorrectly as 30° 35' 30"N.
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 51, Meteoritics 7, 215-232 (1972)|
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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