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Jonah
Basic information Name: Jonah
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1963
Country: United States
Mass:help 1304 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 77  (1994)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  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)
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Writeup from MB 77:

Jonah

Williamson County, Texas, USA

Found 1963

Ordinary chondrite (H5)

A highly weathered stone of 1304 g was found by farmer G. Wendland while ploughing a field. Information, classification and analysis: olivine Fa18.5 (PMD 0.6%), pyroxene Fs17.5 (PMD 1%); Michael Zolensky, SN2, NASA/Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas 77058, USA. Main mass: 1.1 kg, Blaine Reed, 907 County Road 207 #17, Durango, Colorado 81301, USA; 153 g, John Martin, Oklahoma Meteorite Laboratory, P. O. Box 1923, Stillwater, Oklahoma 74076, USA; Research specimen, PTS and 24 g, M. Lindstrom, SN2, NASA/Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas 77058, USA.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 77, Meteoritics 29, 891-897 (1994)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 27' 30"N, 97° 32' 0"W)
     Recommended::   (30° 37' 30"N, 97° 32' 0"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 18.5 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 311 approved meteorites from Texas, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 3 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1834 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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