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McKenzie Draw (a)
Basic information Name: McKenzie Draw (a)
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1989
Country: United States
Mass:help 11.8 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 72  (1992)  H4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5954 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [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 72:
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McKenzie Draw (a) and (b)

Gaines County, Texas, USA

Found Summer 1989

Stones. Ordinary chondrites (H4)

Five stones were found by D. Billings during plowing in a peanut field. They turned out to be H4-chondrites; three were assigned to fall (a), weight 8.63 kg, 2.27 kg, and 0.9 kg (total 11.8 kg), and two to fall (b), weight 2.09 kg and 0.9 kg (total 2.99 kg). The three individuals from (a) show identical fusion crust morphologies, weathering and free metal in the matrices; the two individuals from (b) show again identical crusts, weathering and lack of free metal. Olivine Fa17.8 in (a), Fa17.9 in (b), classification and analysis, A. L. Graham, The Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, UK. Pairing information, main mass and information, Terry E. Schmidt, Tiara Observatory, P. O. Box 1059 , Colorado Springs, Colorado 80901, USA.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 72, Meteoritics 27, 109-117 (1992)
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Don Edwards   
Michael Cottingham   
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Gerald Armstrong   
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (32° 55' 30"N, 102° 37' 30"W)
     Recommended::   (32° 55' 30"N, 102° 37' 30"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 312 approved meteorites from Texas, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 3 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1846 approved meteorites from United States (plus 901 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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