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Kress (c)
Basic information Name: Kress (c)
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1978
Country: United States
Mass:help 5.6 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10991 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 83:

Kress (c)

Swisher County, Texas, USA

Found 1994 March

Ordinary chondrite (H5)

A 57 g stone was found in a roadside ditch.  Mineralogy and clas-sification (M. Prinz, AMNH):  olivine, Fo80; pyroxene, En80–82 Wo1.1–1.6.  Note that the L6 chondrite from Kress, Texas, found in 1951 should now be referred to as Kress (a).  Specimens:  main mass, Farrell; type specimen, AMNH.

Data from:
  MB83
  Table 2
  Line 19:
Date:1978
Latitude:34°20.3'N
Longitude:101°43'W
Mass (g):5.6 kg
Class:L6
Classifier:
Type spec mass (g):5.4 kg
Main mass:NHMV
Institutions
   and collections
AMNH: Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West, New York, NY 10024, United States (institutional address; updated 18 May 2013)
NHMV: Naturhistorisches Museum, Burgring 7, 1010 Wien, Austria, Austria; Website (institutional address; updated 18 Jan 2019)
Farrell: Ron Farrell, Bethany Sciences, P.O. Box 3726, New Haven, CT 06525, United States; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 83, MAPS 34, A169-A186 (1999)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (34° 20' 15"N, 101° 43' 0"W)
     Recommended::   (34° 20' 18"N, 101° 43' 0"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 92.1 m 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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