|Basic information||Name: Toulon|
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: 1215 g
This is 1 of 8739 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)
Writeup from MB 52:
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DISCOVERY OF THE TOULON, ILLINOIS, STONY METEORITE
Place of find: 7.6 km northeast of Toulon, Stark County, Illinois.
Date of find: 1962
Class and type: Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H5).
Number of individual specimens: 5 fragments that fit together to make an individual.
Total weight: 1214 g
Circumstances of find: It was found in a cultivated field on the farm of Mr. Willard Heaton. In 1964 the specimen was sent to the American Meteorite Laboratory, Denver, where it was identified as a meteorite.
Source: Edward Olsen and Glenn I Huss. 1974. The Toulon meteorite: A new chondrite from Illinois. Meteoritics, in press. [Editor's note, March 2016: Olsen E. and Huss G. I (1974) The Toulon meteorite: A new chondrite from Illinois, Meteoritics 9, 19-22.]
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 52, Meteoritics 9, 101-121 (1974)|
This is 1 of 10 approved meteorites from Illinois, United States (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 2 impact craters)
This is 1 of 1787 approved meteorites from United States (plus 352 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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