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Leslie
Basic information Name: Leslie
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1968
Country: United States
Mass:help 895 g
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 9651 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:

Leslie

Hall County, Texas, USA

Found ~1968

Ordinary chondrite (H5)

An 895 g stone was found by Mr. John Hancock of Memphis, Texas, in an old native American campsite. It is possible that the stone was transported from its original fall location by the indigenous people. Description and classification (M. Zolensky, JSC): stone is extremely weathered, containing abundant Fe oxides and Ca sulfate, and almost no metal; olivine, Fa19.7; pyroxene, Fs19.8 (possibly too high due to weathering); feldspar, Ab70–75Or3–4; shock stage, S2/3. Specimens: 10.8 g and type thin section, JSC; main mass with finder.

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JSC: Mailcode KT, 2101 NASA Parkway, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX 77058, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 3 Sep 2013)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 83, MAPS 34, A169-A186 (1999)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (34° 36' 41"N, 100° 51' 18"W)
     Recommended::   (34° 36' 41"N, 100° 51' 18"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 312 approved meteorites from Texas, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 3 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1835 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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