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Temple Bar
Basic information Name: Temple Bar
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: United States
Mass:help 106 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  CR
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  CR
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CR
Recommended:  CR    [explanation]

This is 1 of 14 approved meteorites classified as CR.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 2), and CR chondrites
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Writeup from MB 85:

Temple Bar

Mohave County, Arizona, USA

Found 1998 autumn

Carbonaceous chondrite (CR)

A 106 g stone was found by a prospector near the road, 7 miles south of Temple Bar. Classification and mineralogy (M. Killgore, SWML): chondrules range from 0.4 to 4 mm, and comprise ~50 vol%; metal occurs mostly inside chondrules; brownish-yellow phyllosilicates present; olivine, Fa2.3, range Fa0.7–4.3, n = 10; probably little shocked; weathering grade, W5. Specimens: main mass, SWML; 23 g, ASU.

Institutions
   and collections
ASU: Center for Meteorite Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287-1404, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2012)
Killgore: Marvin and Kitty Killgore, Southwest Meteorite Laboratory, P.O. Box 95, Payson, AZ 85547, United States; Website (private address)
SWML: Marvin and Kitty Killgore, Southwest Meteorite Laboratory, P.O. Box 95, Payson, AZ 85547, United States; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Don Edwards   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (35° 55'N, 114° 26'W)
     Recommended::   (35° 55'N, 114° 26'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 167 approved meteorites from Arizona, United States (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1846 approved meteorites from United States (plus 901 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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