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Granada Creek
Basic information Name: Granada Creek
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1975
Country: United States
Mass:help 479 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 55  (1978)  H
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H
Recommended:  H    [explanation]

This is 1 of 104 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, Ordinary chondrites
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Writeup from MB 55:
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DISCOVERY OF THE GRANADA CREEK, USA, STONY METEORITE

Name: GRANADA CREEK

Place of find: 6.5 miles S. of Granada, Prowers County, Colorado, USA.

37°58'N., 102°20'W.

Date of find: Spring 1975.

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite.

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 479 g

Circumstances of find: Mr. Chester Sperra found the specimen in a field on his farm during a dust storm.

Source: J.A. Murphy, Curator, Department of Geology, Denver Museum of Natural History, Denver, Colorado 80205, USA.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 55, Meteoritics 13, 327-352 (1978)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (37° 58'N, 102° 20'W)
     Recommended::   (37° 58'N, 102° 20'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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