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Plainview (1917)
Basic information Name: Plainview (1917)
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1917
Country: United States
Mass:help 700 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 30  (1964)  Unknown
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 8878 approved meteorites (plus 11 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 30:
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DEATH VALLEY, Inyo County, California, USA; φ = 36°21'N, λ = 116°49'W.

FOUND 1956.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 30, Moscow (1964)
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Phil Schmitz   
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (34° 7'N, 101° 47'W)
     Recommended::   (34° 7'N, 101° 47'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 309 approved meteorites from Texas, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 3 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1789 approved meteorites from United States (plus 352 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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Synonyms: Death Valley (In NHM Cat)
Hale County (In NHM Cat)

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