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Northbranch
Basic information Name: Northbranch
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1972
Country: United States
Mass:help 76 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 81  (1997)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9637 approved meteorites (plus 16 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [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 81:

Northbranch

Jewell County, Kansas, USA

Found ca. 1972, recognized 1997

Ordinary chondrite (H5)

A 76 kg stone was found in a grain field.  Classification and mineralogy (A. Rubin, UCLA):  olivine, Fa19.0; pyroxene Fs16.5; shock stage S4.  Specimens:  main mass, Reed; type specimen, UCLA.

Institutions
   and collections
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
Reed: Blaine Reed, P.O. Box 1141, Delta, CO 81416, United States; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 81, MAPS 32, A159-A166 (1997)
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Don Edwards   
Kansas Meteorites Society   
Michael Blood   
Photos uploaded by members of the Encyclopedia of Meteorites.
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akira1988   
Alessandro Takeda   
Argus Rocks   
Astro-Piet   
Brice D. Hornback   
Dave Johnson   
David L. Ribeca      
Edward Krikorian   
Gerald Armstrong   
Jean-Michel Masson   
Jim K   
John A. Shea   
John Lutzon   
Michael S. Scherman   
Phil Schmitz      
Robert Zdancewicz   
stéphane rallo   
Woreczko Jan & Wadi   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (39° 59' 30"N, 98° 20' 30"W)
     Recommended::   (39° 59' 30"N, 98° 20' 30"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1.4 m apart

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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