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Renfrow
Basic information Name: Renfrow
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1986
Country: United States
Mass:help 81.6 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 81  (1997)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10979 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 81:

Renfrow

Grant County, Oklahoma, USA

Found ca. 1986, recognized 1995

Ordinary chondrite (L6)

An 81.6 kg stone was found while terracing a previously unfarmed hillside.  Mineralogy (J. Clark, ASU) and classification (A. Rubin, UCLA):  olivine, Fa23.5–24.9; shock stage S5; contains 60 mm grains of maskelynite. Specimens:  approximately one-half of main mass, Reed; approximately one-half of main mass, Cilz; type specimen, UCLA.

Institutions
   and collections
ASU: Center for Meteorite Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287-1404, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2012)
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
Cilz: Marlin Cilz, Montana Meteorite Lab, Box 1063, Malta, MT 59538, United States; Website (private address)
Reed: Blaine Reed, P.O. Box 1141, Delta, CO 81416, United States; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 81, MAPS 32, A159-A166 (1997)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (36° 59' 12"N, 97° 33' 18"W)
     Recommended::   (36° 59' 12"N, 97° 33' 18"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1.1 m apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 40 approved meteorites from Oklahoma, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1827 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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