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Phillips County (stone)
Basic information Name: Phillips County (stone)
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1901
Country: United States
Mass:help 57.9 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 47  (1969)  L
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11471 approved meteorites (plus 6 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)
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Writeup from MB 47:
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FALL OF PHILLIPS COUNTY STONY METEORITE, USA

Name: PHILLIPS COUNTY.

The place of fall or discovery: Northern Phillips County, Kansas, USA; φ = 40°00' N λ =99°15' W.

Date of fall or discovery: FALL, May 9, 1901.

Class and type: STONY, olivine-hypersthene? chondrite.

Number of individual specimens: 2.

Total weight: 57.9 kg.

Circumstances of the fall or discovery: Fall was seen by Mrs. Olive L. Delahays. One specimen (20.4 kg) was presented to the Fort Hays Kansas State College Museum, Hays.

Source: The same.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 47, Moscow (1969) reprinted Meteoritics 5, 85-109 (1970)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (40° 0'N, 99° 15'W)
     Recommended::   (40° 0'N, 99° 15'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 145 approved meteorites from Kansas, United States (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1865 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Phillips County (1901) (In NHM Cat)

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