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Grayton
Basic information Name: Grayton
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1983
Country: United States
Mass:help 11.3 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 63  (1985)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9651 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 63:
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DISCOVERY OF THE GRAYTON, USA, STONY METEORITE

Name: GRAYTON

Place of find: Grayton Beach, Walton County, Florida, USA.

30°18'42"N., 86°10'W.

Date of find: 1983

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H5). Olivine Fa18.6.

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 11.3 kg

Circumstances of find: Found near Grayton Beach by H. Povenmire.

Source: G.I Huss, American Meteorite Laboratory, P.O. Box 2098, Denver, Colorado 80201, USA; H. Povenmire, Meteoritics, 1984, 19, 89.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 63, Meteoritics 20, 275-283 (1985)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 18' 42"N, 86° 10' 0"W)
     Recommended::   (30° 18' 42"N, 86° 10' 0"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6 approved meteorites from Florida, United States
     This is 1 of 1835 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Grayton Beach (From MetBase)

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