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Tulia (a)
Basic information Name: Tulia (a)
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1917
Country: United States
Mass:help 86 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 61  (1983)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H3-4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H3-4
Recommended:  H3-4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 14 approved meteorites classified as H3-4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
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Writeup from MB 61:
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See note at end of listing for Tulia (b):

DISCOVERY OF THE TULIA (b), USA, STONY METEORITE

Name: TULIA (b)

Place of find: Swisher County, Texas, USA.

34°32'N., 101°42'W.

Date of find: 1917, recognized 1982

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-hypersthene chondrite (L6).

Number of individual

specimens: 2, plus others

Total weight: 2153 g, plus

Circumstances of find: Collected by H. Nininger in 1917 and obtained from him by the Field Museum, Chicago, in 1940. Found to be distinct from the Tulia originally reported as an H5 chondrite.

Source: E. Olsen, Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Note: The original Tulia should now be called Tulia (a). Specimens in collec­tions labelled Tulia may be Tulia (b). Tulia (a) as described by C. Palache and J.T. Lonsdale, Am. J. Sci., 1927, 13, 353, has been reclassified as H3-4, A.L. Graham, priv. comm. 1982.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 61, Meteoritics 18, 77-83 (1983)
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Mark Bostick   
Meteorite photograph by Geoffrey Notkin http://www.aerolite.org   
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John Lutzon   
Krzysztof Nowak   
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MeteoriteCollector.org - FCOM - Russ Finney   
MeteoriteCollector.org - UTMC - Texas   
Michael S. Scherman   
michael sheen   
Mike Smith   
Phil Schmitz   
Robert Zdancewicz   
The Wilcox Collection of Meteorites   
Woreczko Jan & Wadi   
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (34° 37'N, 101° 57'W)
     Recommended::   (34° 37'N, 101° 57'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 1835 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Avoca (In NHM Cat)

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