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Kaufman
Basic information Name: Kaufman
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1893
Country: United States
Mass:help 23 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 5  (1957)  Chondrite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6389 approved meteorites (plus 3 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 5:
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Name: KAUFMAN

The place of discovery: About four or five miles west of Kaufman, Kaufman County, Texas, USA; φ = 32°35'N, λ = 96°25'W.

Date of discovery: FOUND, about 1893

Class and type: STONE, chondrite black

The number of separate specimens: 1

Total weight, grams: 23000

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 5, Moscow (1957)
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Don Edwards   
Photograph by Geoffrey Notkin © Oscar E. Monnig Meteorite Gallery   
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David L. Ribeca   
Gerald Armstrong   
Matteo Chinellato   
MeteoriteCollector.org - FCOM - Russ Finney   
MeteoriteCollector.org - RNWM - Rice Museum   
Michel Girard   
Phil Schmitz      
Robert Zdancewicz   
t.czarnecki   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (32° 35'N, 96° 25'W)
     Recommended::   (32° 35'N, 96° 25'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 311 approved meteorites from Texas, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 3 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1824 approved meteorites from United States (plus 349 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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