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McCracken
Basic information Name: McCracken
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1980
Country: United States
Mass:help 1530 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 69  (1990)  H4-5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4-5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4/5
Recommended:  H4/5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 489 approved meteorites classified as H4/5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 69:
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McCracken

Ness County, Kansas, USA

Found about 1980

Stone. Ordinary chondrite (H4-5)

A single mass of 1530 g was found by Russell Schneider during ploughing. Olivine Fa19, T. E. Schmidt, Tiara Observatory, P. O. Box 1059, Colorado Springs, Colorado 8091, and G. Millhollen, Geology Department, Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas 67601, USA. Main mass with T. Schmidt, thin sections used for classification at Fort Hays State University.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 69, Meteoritics 25, 237-239 (1990)
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Don Edwards   
Kansas Meteorites Society   
Mark Bostick   
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Michael S. Scherman   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (38° 31' 30"N, 99° 48' 36"W)
     Recommended::   (38° 31' 30"N, 99° 48' 36"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 1810 approved meteorites from United States (plus 354 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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