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Perryton
Basic information Name: Perryton
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1975
Country: United States
Mass:help 2.11 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 80  (1996)  LL6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2796 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 80:

Perryton

Ochiltree County, Texas, USA

Found ~1975, recognized 1995

Ordinary Chondrite (LL6)

A 2.114-kg stone was found by H. Pletcher while plowing a grain field. Mineralogy and classification (J. Clark and C. Lewis, Ariz. State Univ., and A. Rubin, Univ. Calif., Los Angeles): olivine, Fa26.9; shock stage S4. Specimens: main mass, Blaine Reed, 907 County Road 207 #1, Durango, CO, 81301, USA; type specimen, Univ. Calif., Los Angeles.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 80, MAPS 31, A175-A180 (1996)
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Don Edwards   
Michael Cottingham      
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Frank Carroll   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (36° 21' 12"N, 100° 43' 54"W)
     Recommended::   (36° 21' 12"N, 100° 43' 54"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 313 approved meteorites from Texas, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 3 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1865 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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