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Fremont Butte
Basic information Name: Fremont Butte
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1963 or 1940
Country: United States
Mass:help 6.65 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 34  (1965)  L
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1617 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [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 34:
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FREMONT BUTTE, Washington County, Colorado, USA; φ = 40°15' N, λ =  103°16' W.

FOUND, recognized 1963.

STONY, olivine-hypersthene chondrite.

One individual, weight 6.6 kg.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 34, Moscow (1965)
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Don Edwards   
Fernlea Meteorites   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (38° 30'N, 105° 30'W)
     Recommended::   (38° 30'N, 105° 30'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 89 approved meteorites from Colorado, United States (plus 5 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1834 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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