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Floydada (b)
Basic information Name: Floydada (b)
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: United States
Mass:help 6.27 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  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)
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 2
  Line 6:
State/Prov/County:Floyd, Texas
Origin or pseudonym:Rock garden
Date:Rec. 1999
Latitude:33°59'N
Longitude:101°20'W
Mass (g):6266
Pieces:2
Class:H5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.2
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2
Classifier:G. Huss (ASU)
Type spec mass (g):34
Main mass:Cott
Comments:Purchased by Ivan Wilson. Floydada (a) will now be a recognized synonym for the Floydada IIIAB iron meteorite.
Institutions
   and collections
ASU: Center for Meteorite Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287-1404, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2012)
Cott: Michael Cottingham Meteorite Collection, P.O. Box 727, Silver City, NM 88062, United States (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (33° 59'N, 101° 20'W)
     Recommended::   (33° 59'N, 101° 20'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 1834 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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