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Georgetown
Basic information Name: Georgetown
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1967
Country: United States
Mass:help 687 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 39  (1967)  H
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 39:
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GEORGETOWN, Clear Creek County, Colorado, USA; φ = 39°42'N, λ =105' 42'W.

FOUND, ?

STONY, olivine-bronzite chondrite.

1 specimen, weight 687 g in U.S. National Museum (Washington, USA).

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 39, Moscow (1967) reprinted Met. 5, 85-109 (1970)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (39° 42'N, 105° 42'W)
     Recommended::   (39° 42'N, 105° 42'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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