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Flandreau
Basic information Name: Flandreau
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1983
Country: United States
Mass:help 21.36 kg
Classification
  history:
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 9648 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 72:
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Flandreau

Moody County, South Dakota, USA

Found June 1983

Stone. Ordinary chondrite (H5)

A stone of 21.36 kg was found by L. Kirkegaard in his cornfield. Olivine Fa18.9, shows shock features, J. Clark, Lewis and C. B. Moore, Center for Meteorite Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287, USA. Main mass and information Marlin Cilz, Box 1063, Malta, Montana 59538, USA.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 72, Meteoritics 27, 109-117 (1992)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (44° 2' 54"N, 96° 35' 30"W)
     Recommended::   (44° 2' 54"N, 96° 35' 30"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.8 m apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 18 approved meteorites from South Dakota, United States
     This is 1 of 1834 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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