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Frankel City
Basic information Name: Frankel City
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1977
Country: United States
Mass:help 4.7 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 62  (1984)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10992 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L 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 FRANKEL CITY, USA, STONY METEORITE

Name FRANKEL CITY

Place of find: Near Frankel City, Andrews County, Texas, USA.

32°30'N., 102°44'42"W.

Date of find: 1977

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-hypersthene chondrite (L6)

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 4.7 kg

Circumstances of find: Found during the ploughing of a field.

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

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

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (32° 20' 0"N, 102° 44' 42"W)
     Recommended::   (32° 20' 0"N, 102° 44' 42"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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