|Basic information||Name: Glenrothes|
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: United Kingdom
Mass: 13 g
This is 1 of 8812 approved meteorites (plus 11 unapproved names) classified as H5. [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Writeup from MB 84:
Fife , Scotland, United Kingdom
Found 1998 July
Ordinary chondrite (H5)
A 1.1 g chondrite plus ~ 35 weathered fragments totaling ~ 13 g, were found with a magnet around Holl Reservoir by Rob Elliott. Classification and mineralogy (M. Grady, NMH ; A. Sexton, OU): olivine, Fa21.4; shock stage, S3; weathering grade, W4; O isotopes, δ17O = +2.69‰, δ18O = +4.21‰. Specimens: main mass, Fernlea ; 0.3 g, NHM .
NHM: Department of Mineralogy, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, United Kingdom; Website (institutional address; updated 9 Dec 2011)
OU: Planetary and Space Sciences Department of Physical Sciences The Open University Walton Hall Milton Keynes MK7 6AA United Kingdom, United Kingdom (institutional address; updated 8 Dec 2011)
Fernlea: Rob Elliott, Fernlea Meteorites, Milton of Balgonie, Fife. KY7 6PY, Scotland, United Kingdom; Website (private address)
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)|
This is 1 of 4 approved meteorites from Scotland, United Kingdom (plus 3 unapproved names)
This is 1 of 22 approved meteorites from United Kingdom (plus 23 unapproved names)
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