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Round Top (b)
Basic information Name: Round Top (b)
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1939
Country: United States
Mass:help 7.17 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 77  (1994)  H4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5964 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [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 77:

Round Top (b)

Fayette County, Texas, USA

Known since 1939.

Ordinary chondrite (H4 S3)

A mass of 7.166 kg was acquired by O. E. Monnig after canvassing in the Round Top area. The exact fmd site is not known. The coordinates given are those of the town Round Top. Classification and analysis: olivine Fa18.4, pyroxene Fs16.1; H. J. Ehlmann and K. Keil, University of Hawaii, Planetary Geosciences Division, Dept. of Geology and Geophysics, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, USA; see also Ehlmann and Keil (1993). Main mass: Monnig Collection, Dept. of Geology, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas 76129, USA.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 77, Meteoritics 29, 891-897 (1994)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 4'N, 96° 42'W)
     Recommended::   (30° 4'N, 96° 42'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 312 approved meteorites from Texas, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 3 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1862 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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