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Goose Creek
Basic information Name: Goose Creek
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: United States
Mass:help 2.13 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  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)
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 2
  Line 7:
State/Prov/County:Kingman, Kansas
Origin or pseudonym:Field
Date:Rec. Apr 1999
Latitude:37°26.1'N
Longitude:98°19.1'W
Mass (g):2132.3
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W5
Fayalite (mol%):18.8
Classifier:G. Huss (ASU)
Type spec mass (g):29.7
Main mass:split between AML and Reed
Finder:Leo Hawley
Institutions
   and collections
ASU: Center for Meteorite Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287-1404, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2012)
AML: American Meteorite Laboratory, P.O. Box 2098, Denver, CO 80201, United States (private address)
Reed: Blaine Reed, P.O. Box 1141, Delta, CO 81416, United States; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (37° 26'N, 98° 19'W)
     Recommended::   (37° 26' 6"N, 98° 19' 6"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.2 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 144 approved meteorites from Kansas, United States (plus 1 unapproved name) (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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