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Roundsprings
Basic information Name: Roundsprings
     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 6 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 82  (1998)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10280 approved meteorites (plus 18 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 82:

Roundsprings

Lincoln County, Kansas, USA

Found 1986

Ordinary chondrite (H5)

A stone of ~6 kg was found in a pasture by Jim Stewart and used as a doorstop and to make car repairs. Classification and mineralogy (A. Rubin, UCLA; M. Zolensky, JSC): olivine, Fa18.3; pyroxene Fs16.1Wo1.4; shock stage S2; weathering grade W5.  Specimens:  main mass, DPitt; type section, JSC

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JSC: Mailcode KT, 2101 NASA Parkway, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX 77058, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 3 Sep 2013)
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
DPitt: Darryl Pitt, 225 West 83rd Street, New York, NY 10024, United States; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 82, MAPS 33, A221-A240 (1998)
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Don Edwards   
Kansas Meteorites Society   
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Robert Zdancewicz   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (39° 10'N, 98° 26'W)
     Recommended::   (39° 10'N, 98° 26'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 147 approved meteorites from Kansas, United States (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1871 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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