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Payson
Basic information Name: Payson
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: United States
Mass:help 1728 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11582 approved meteorites (plus 10 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)
Data from:
  MB86
  Table 3
  Line 26:
State/Prov/County:Gila, Arizona
Date:21 Oct 2001
Latitude:34°14'N
Longitude:111°24'W
Mass (g):1728
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):25.1
Classifier:M. Killgore
Type spec mass (g):21
Type spec location:UAz
Main mass:SWML
Finder:Killgore
Institutions
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UAz: Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona, 1629 E. University Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85721, United States (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2012)
Killgore: Marvin and Kitty Killgore, Southwest Meteorite Laboratory, P.O. Box 95, Payson, AZ 85547, United States; Website (private address)
SWML: Marvin and Kitty Killgore, Southwest Meteorite Laboratory, P.O. Box 95, Payson, AZ 85547, United States; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (34° 14'N, 111° 24'W)
     Recommended::   (34° 14'N, 111° 24'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 175 approved meteorites from Arizona, United States (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1881 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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