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Etter
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:help 450 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 53  (1975)  H
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5978 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)
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Writeup from MB 53:
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DISCOVERY OF THE ETTER, TEXAS, STONY METEORITE

Name: ETTER

Place of find: Etter, Moore County, Texas, U.S.A.

35°59'N,101 °54'W.

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.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 53, Meteoritics 10, 133-158 (1975)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (35° 59'N, 101° 54'W)
     Recommended::   (35° 59'N, 101° 54'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 309 approved meteorites from Texas, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 3 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1787 approved meteorites from United States (plus 352 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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