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Hoxie
Basic information Name: Hoxie
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1963
Country: United States
Mass:help 266 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 29  (1964)  Chondrite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Chondrite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  OC
Recommended:  OC    [explanation]

This is 1 of 77 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as OC.   [show all]
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Writeup from MB 29:
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DISCOVERY OF HOXIE STONY METEORITE, USSR

Name: HOXIE.

The place of fall or discovery: SW of the town of Hoxie, Sheridan County, Kansas, USA.

Date of fall or discovery: Observed and found many years ago, but not reported until 1963.

Class and type: STONY, chondrite.

Number of individual specimens: 1.

Total weight: 104.47 kg

Circumstances of the fall or discovery: The fall, of the meteorite was witnessed and recovered by Mr. N. J. Cummings on his farm. His grandson turned the meteorite over to the Kansas Geological Survey in 1963 for study.

Source: An Article: W. E. Hill, Jr., Report of two meteorite finds from Sheridan County, Kansas. Kansas Acad.. Set. Trans., v. 66, no, 2,270-273, 1963 and a report of Dr. Mort D. Turner (Lawrence, USA) in a letter, X.1.1963.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 29, Moscow (1964)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (39° 21'N, 100° 27'W)
     Recommended::   (39° 21'N, 100° 27'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 1827 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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