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Fluvanna (b)
Basic information Name: Fluvanna (b)
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1976
Country: United States
Mass:help 4.11 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 62  (1984)  H6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5854 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [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 62:
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DISCOVERY OF THE FLUVANNA (b), USA, STONY METEORITE

Name: FLUVANNA (b)

Place of find: Scurry County, Texas, USA.

32°54'12"N., 101°9'46"W.

Date of find: 1976

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H6). Olivine Fa20.5.

Number of individual

specimens: Many fragments

Total weight: 4.11 kg

Circumstances of find: Not reported.

Source: G.I Huss, P.O. Box 2098, Denver, Colorado 80201, USA.

Note: The olivine-hypersthene chondrite (L5) that has previously been reported as Fluvanna, (Meteor. Bull., 1983, no. 61) should now be known as Fluvanna (a).

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 62, Meteoritics 19, 49-57 (1984)
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Don Edwards   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (32° 54' 12"N, 101° 9' 46"W)
     Recommended::   (32° 54' 12"N, 101° 9' 46"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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