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Greenwell Springs
Basic information Name: Greenwell Springs
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1987
Country: United States
Mass:help 664 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 66  (1988)  LL4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL4
Recommended:  LL4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 361 approved meteorites classified as LL4.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 66:
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Greenwell Springs

Greenwell Springs, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

Found 1987, November 30

Stone. Olivine-hypersthene chondrite, amphoterite (LL4).

A single 664 g mass was found by Mr. Fred Rapuana in the front yard of his residence. The fall probably occurred within one week of recovery. Olivine Fa28.5; low-Ca pyroxene not equilibrated. (G. R. Byerly, Dept. of Geology and Geophysics, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA)

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 66, Meteoritics 23, 171-173 (1988)
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Martin Horejsi   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 30' 55"N, 91° 0' 44"W)
     Recommended::   (30° 30' 55"N, 91° 0' 44"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 3 approved meteorites from Louisiana, United States
     This is 1 of 1834 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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