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Lemmon
Basic information Name: Lemmon
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1984
Country: United States
Mass:help 6.68 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  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 83:

Lemmon

Perkins County, South Dakota, USA

Found before 1984, recognized 1998

Ordinary chondrite (H5)

An 6.68 kg stone was found beside a fence post by a woman; she placed the stone along her driveway border. It was recogniz ed by Mr. Allen Shaw, who was conducting a house-to-house search for meteorites. Classification and mineralogy (A. Rubin, UCLA): olivine, Fa19.1; shock stage, S1; weathering grade, W3. Specimens: type specimen, 21 g, UCLA; main mass, AShaw.

Institutions
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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
AShaw: Allen Shaw, P.O. Box 13166, Edwardsville, KS 66113, United States (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 83, MAPS 34, A169-A186 (1999)
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Don Edwards   
Matteo Chinellato   
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David L. Ribeca   
Dominik Stoeckli   
Matteo Chinellato   
Phil Schmitz   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (45° 56'N, 102° 11'W)
     Recommended::   (45° 56'N, 102° 11'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 18 approved meteorites from South Dakota, United States
     This is 1 of 1834 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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