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Glatton
Basic information Name: Glatton
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1991
Country: United Kingdom
Mass:help 767 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 71  (1991)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10550 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [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 71:
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Glatton

Cambridgeshire, England

Fell May 5, 1991, 1230 local time.

Stone. Ordinary chondrite (L6).

A single mass weighing 767 g was recovered from a garden immediately after its fall. Despite a search in the area, no more material was recovered. Classification and analysis, olivine Fa24.5, R. Hutchison, The Natural History Museum, London. Thin section and main mass at The Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, England.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 71, Meteoritics 26, 255-262 (1991)
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Geography:

United Kingdom
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (52° 27' 36"N, 0° 18' 0"W)
     Recommended::   (52° 27' 35"N, 0° 18' 0"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 31.2 m apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 14 approved meteorites from England, United Kingdom (plus 13 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 22 approved meteorites from United Kingdom (plus 23 unapproved names)
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