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Powellsville
Basic information Name: Powellsville
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1990
Country: United States
Mass:help 4.31 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9512 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 83:

Powellsville

Scioto County, Ohio, USA

Found 1990

Ordinary chondrite (H5)

A 4310 g stone was found ~40 cm underground by a man digging out a tree stump in his yard. Classification and mineralogy (M. Prinz, AMNH): olivine, Fa19; pyroxene, Fs17Wo0.5; weathering grade, W3. Specimens: main mass, AShaw; type specimen, 30.8 g, AMNH.

Institutions
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AMNH: Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West, New York, NY 10024, United States (institutional address; updated 18 May 2013)
AShaw: Allen Shaw, P.O. Box 13166, Edwardsville, KS 66113, United States (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 83, MAPS 34, A169-A186 (1999)
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Allen Shaw   
Jason Phillips   
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Gerald Armstrong      
harlan trammell   
Jay Piatek   
Matteo Chinellato   
MeteoriteCollector.org - FCOM - Russ Finney      
Mike Markowitz   
Mike Smith   
Phil Schmitz   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (38° 40'N, 82° 47'W)
     Recommended::   (38° 40'N, 82° 47'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 12 approved meteorites from Ohio, United States (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1816 approved meteorites from United States (plus 354 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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