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Cole Creek
Basic information Name: Cole Creek
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1991
Country: United States
Mass:help 16.3 kg
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 72  (1992)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11780 approved meteorites (plus 23 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 72:
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Cole Creek

Sherman County, Nebraska, USA

Found January 1, 1991

Stone. Ordinary chondrite (H5)

A mass of 16.3 kg was found by Clay Fowler; it was exposed about two feet below the surface in an old road cut. The cavity from which the stone was removed is covered by a thin layer of undisturbed modern soil, inspection of the find site by V. L. Souders, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA. Olivine Fa18.5, analysis and classification, A. Brearly, Dept. of Geology and Institute of Meteoritics, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131, USA. Information by A. W. Struempler, Chadron State College, Chadron, Nebraska 69337, USA, where also the main mass is located.

References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 72, Meteoritics 27, 109-117 (1992)
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United States
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (41° 21'N, 99° 7'W)
     Recommended::   (41° 21'N, 99° 7'W)

     This is 1 of 50 approved meteorites from Nebraska, United States
     This is 1 of 1930 approved meteorites from United States (plus 866 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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