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Hangman Crossing
Basic information Name: Hangman Crossing
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1976
Country: United States
Mass:help 1300 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 67  (1989)  H4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5782 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [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 67:
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Hangman Crossing

Near Seymour, Indiana, USA

Found, May 1976

Stone. Ordinary chondrite (H4).

A single mass weighing about 1300 g was found approximately 2 km W. of the local airstrip. Classification, olivine analysis, Fa18, P. Bonneau et al. (1988) Lunar Planet. Sci. 19, 116. 1050 g currently on loan to Indiana University for research.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 67, Meteoritics 24, 57-60 (1989)
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United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (38° 55' 11"N, 85° 56' 50"W)
     Recommended::   (38° 55' 11"N, 85° 56' 50"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 13 approved meteorites from Indiana, 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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