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Kaffir (b)
Basic information Name: Kaffir (b)
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1966
Country: United States
Mass:help 3.5 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 56  (1979)  H
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 56:
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DISCOVERY OF THE KAFFIR (b), USA, STONY METEORITE

Name: KAFFIR (b)

Place of find: Swisher County, Texas, USA.

34°40'18"N., 101°48'54"W.

Date of find: Recognized 1966.

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite. Olivine Fa18.

Number of individual

specimens: Not reported.

Total weight: 3.5 kg Circumstances of find: Not reported.

Source: G.I Huss, 1976. The Huss Coll. of Meteorites, p. 24, American Meteorite Laboratory, Denver, Colorado 80201, USA.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 56, Meteoritics 14, 161-175 (1979)
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Don Edwards   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (34° 40' 18"N, 101° 48' 54"W)
     Recommended::   (34° 40' 18"N, 101° 48' 54"W)

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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