|Basic information||Name: Marengo|
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1991
Country: United States
Mass: 68 g
This is 1 of 9874 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)
Writeup from MB 74:
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McHenry County, Illinois, USA
Found 1991 September
Ordinary chondrite (L6)
One stone of 68 g was found among rock piles on the side of a cultivated farm field by James A. Wotal and his son, Alex. Analysis and classification, olivine Fa25.0, pyroxene Fs21.2, Edward J. Olsen, Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago. Information, main mass and thin section used for classification, P. P. Sipiera, Schmitt Meteorite Research Group, Harper College, 1200 W. Algonquin Road, Palatine, Illinois 60067, USA.
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 74, Meteoritics 28, 146-153 (1993)|
This is 1 of 10 approved meteorites from Illinois, United States (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 2 impact craters)
This is 1 of 1787 approved meteorites from United States (plus 352 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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