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Hardtner
Basic information Name: Hardtner
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1972
Country: United States
Mass:help 13 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 53  (1975)  L
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10554 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 53:
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DISCOVERY OF THE HARDTNER, KANSAS, STONY METEORITE

Name: HARDTNER

Place of find: Hardtner, Barber County, Kansas, U.S.A.

37°4'N, 98°39.7'W:

Date of find: Recognized 1972.

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-hypersthene chondrite.

Number of individual specimens: 1

Total weight: 13 kg

Circumstances of find: Plowed up in field which had been terraced.

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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United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (37° 4' 0"N, 98° 39' 42"W)
     Recommended::   (37° 4' 0"N, 98° 39' 42"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 144 approved meteorites from Kansas, United States (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1803 approved meteorites from United States (plus 352 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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