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Euclid
Basic information Name: Euclid
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1970
Country: United States
Mass:help 2.5 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9649 approved meteorites (plus 16 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)
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Writeup from MB 83:

Euclid

Polk County, Minnesota, USA

Found 1970 July

Ordinary chondrite (H5)

A 2.5 kg stone was found in a field by Mr. Dan Kopecky and kept for 26 years in a coffee can. Mineralogy and classification (N. Forsman, UND; A. Brearley, UNM): olivine, Fa18.4; pyroxene, Fs16.4Wo1.3. Specimens: main mass, Dan Kopecky, RR 1, Box 120B, Euclid, MN 56722; type specimen, UND.

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UNM: Institute of Meteoritics MSC03 2050 University of New Mexico Albuquerque NM 87131-1126 USA, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Feb 2015)
UND: Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, Univ. of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND 58202, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 14 Dec 2018)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 83, MAPS 34, A169-A186 (1999)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (47° 57' 30"N, 96° 42' 0"W)
     Recommended::   (47° 57' 30"N, 96° 42' 0"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 9 approved meteorites from Minnesota, United States
     This is 1 of 1834 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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