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Richfield
Basic information Name: Richfield
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1983
Country: United States
Mass:help 40.8 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 80  (1996)  LL3.7
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL3.7
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL3.7
Recommended:  LL3.7    [explanation]

This is 1 of 29 approved meteorites classified as LL3.7.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
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Writeup from MB 80:

Richfield

Morton County, Kansas, USA

Found 1983

Ordinary Chondrite (LL3.7)

A 40.8-kg stone was found while terracing a grain field. Mineralogy (A. Rubin, Univ. Calif., Los Angeles): olivine, Fa26.1±4.6, range Fa4-30; Co in kamacite, 14.6 mg/g. Induced TL (P. Benoit, U. Ark.): sensitivity, 0.25/0.24 (light/dark); peak T 190ºC/187ºC; peak width, 132ºC/131ºC. Specimens: 1.164 kg, Arizona State University; 6 kg, Blaine Reed, 907 County Road 207 #1, Durango, CO 81301, USA; main mass, Steve Arnold, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 80, MAPS 31, A175-A180 (1996)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (37° 13' 20"N, 101° 40' 53"W)
     Recommended::   (37° 13' 20"N, 101° 40' 53"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1.1 m apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 144 approved meteorites from Kansas, 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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