|Basic information||Name: Etter|
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1965
Country: United States
Mass: 450 kg
This is 1 of 5941 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 53:
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DISCOVERY OF THE ETTER, TEXAS, STONY METEORITE
Place of find: Etter, Moore County, Texas, U.S.A.
Date of find: Recognized 1966.
Class and type: Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite.
Number of individual specimens: 4 individuals, 1 fragment.
Total weight: 153.3 kg
Circumstances of find: All specimens were plowed up in fields. The finds were confined to an area about 0.4 X 1.2 km. Extensive search with metal detector has failed to locate additional specimens.
Source: Glenn I Huss, American Meteorite Laboratory, P.O. Box 2098, Denver, Colorado 80201.
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 53, Meteoritics 10, 133-158 (1975)|
This is 1 of 309 approved meteorites from Texas, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 3 impact craters)
This is 1 of 1786 approved meteorites from United States (plus 352 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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