|Basic information||Name: Almelo Township|
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1949
Country: United States
Mass: 3.18 kg
This is 1 of 5969 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as L5. [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Writeup from MB 47:
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DISCOVERY OF ALMELO TOWNSHIP STONY METEORITE, USA
Name: ALMELO TOWNSHIP.
The place of fall or discovery: New Almelo, Kansas, USA; φ =39°36' N, λ =100'07'W.
Date of fall or discovery: FOUND, 1949.
Class and type: STONY, olivine-pigeonite chondrite.
Number of individual specimens: 1.
Total weight: 3.18 kg.
Circumstances of the fall or discovery: Found by Rev. E. J. Sanders in church yard. The meteorite was presented to the Fort Hays Kansas State College Museum, Hays.
Source: Report of Dr. Halsey W. Miller (Edwardsville, Illinois, USA) in a letter June 13, 1969.
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 47, Moscow (1969) reprinted Meteoritics 5, 85-109 (1970)|
This is 1 of 144 approved meteorites from Kansas, United States (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 1 impact crater)
This is 1 of 1787 approved meteorites from United States (plus 352 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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