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Garrison
Basic information Name: Garrison
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1969
Country: United States
Mass:help 5.12 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 56  (1979)  H
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 56:
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DISCOVERY OF THE GARRISON, USA, STONY METEORITE

Name: GARRISON

Place of find: Roosevelt County, New Mexico, USA.

33°51'48"N., 103°20'48"W.

Date of find: 1969

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite. Olivine Fa18.

Number of individual

specimens: 2

Total weight: 5.1 kg

Circumstances of find: One stone of 792.8 g was found during ploughing in 1969. The second stone, 4323 g, was found about three miles from the find site of the first.

Source: G.I Huss, 1976. The Huss Coll. of Meteorites, p. 20, American Meteorite Laboratory, Denver, Colorado 80201, USA, and priv. comm., 1978.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 56, Meteoritics 14, 161-175 (1979)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (33° 51' 48"N, 103° 20' 48"W)
     Recommended::   (33° 51' 48"N, 103° 20' 48"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.9 m apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 225 approved meteorites from New Mexico, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1834 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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