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Krider
Basic information Name: Krider
     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 2.39 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 62  (1984)  H6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5854 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [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 62:
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DISCOVERY OF THE KRIDER, USA, STONY METEORITE

Name: KRIDER

Place of find: Near Krider, Roosevelt County, New Mexico, USA.

34°28'N., 103°55'18"W.

Date of find: 1978

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H6). Olivine Fa20.4.

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 2386 g

Circumstances of find: Found during ploughing 9.6 km NE. of Krider.

Source: G.I. Huss, P.O. Box 2098, Denver, Colorado 80201, USA.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 62, Meteoritics 19, 49-57 (1984)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (34° 28' 0"N, 103° 55' 18"W)
     Recommended::   (34° 28' 0"N, 103° 55' 18"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 225 approved meteorites from New Mexico, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (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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