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Slovak
Basic information Name: Slovak
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1962
Country: United States
Mass:help 8.22 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 63  (1985)  H
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9639 approved meteorites (plus 16 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 63:
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DISCOVERY OF THE SLOVAK, USA, STONY METEORITE

Name: SLOVAK

Place of find: Near Slovak, Prairie County, Arkansas, USA.

34°39'N., 91°35'W.

Date of find: 1962, approximately.

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

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 8.22 kg

Circumstances of find: Ploughed up in a rice field.

Source: J. Westcott, P.O. Box 327, Sedona, Arizona 86336, USA.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 63, Meteoritics 20, 275-283 (1985)
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United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (34° 39'N, 91° 35'W)
     Recommended::   (34° 39'N, 91° 35'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 15 approved meteorites from Arkansas, United States
     This is 1 of 1827 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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