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Tulia (b)
Basic information Name: Tulia (b)
     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 4.8 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 61  (1983)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10924 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 61:
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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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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (34° 32'N, 101° 42'W)
     Recommended::   (34° 32'N, 101° 42'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 1824 approved meteorites from United States (plus 349 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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