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Ashmore
Basic information Name: Ashmore
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1969
Country: United States
Mass:help 55.4 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 51  (1972)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9448 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 51:
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DISCOVERY OF THE ASHMORE, TEXAS, STONY METEORITE

Name: ASHMORE

Place of find: 2.5 mi north and 1.5 mi west of Ashmore, Gaines County, Texas.

32°54 'N, 102° 17'W.

Date of find: Between February 15 and 20, 1969.

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H5).

Number of individual specimens: 1

Total weight: 55.4 kg

Circumstances of find: The meteorite was found by Paul Caughron during deep plowing. It lay at a depth of approximately 18 inches within the soil, with its large side down and its nose up.

Source: J. R. Craig, D. A. Howie, R. L. Harris, G. Kullurud (sic) and W. B. Bryan (1971). The Ashmore: a new olivine-bronzite chondrite. Meteoritics 6, 33-37.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 51, Meteoritics 7, 215-232 (1972)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (32° 54'N, 102° 17'W)
     Recommended::   (32° 54'N, 102° 17'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 311 approved meteorites from Texas, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 3 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1810 approved meteorites from United States (plus 354 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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