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Flagg
Basic information Name: Flagg
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1954
Country: United States
Mass:help 7 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 66  (1988)  L5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6546 approved meteorites (plus 4 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 66:
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Flagg

Castro County, Texas, USA

Found before 1954

Stone. Olivine-hypersthene chondrite (L5).

A single mass of 7.0 kg was found about 6 miles W of Flagg by J. O. Vaugn during ploughing. (B. R. Harrison, The Panhandle Plains Historical Museum, P. O. Box 967, W. T. Station, Canyon, Texas 79016, USA; T. E. Schmidt, Tiara Observatory, P. O. Box 1059, Colorado Springs, CO 80901, USA)

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 66, Meteoritics 23, 171-173 (1988)
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Don Edwards   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (34° 26'N, 102° 31'W)
     Recommended::   (34° 26'N, 102° 31'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 312 approved meteorites from Texas, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 3 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1835 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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