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Lewiston
Basic information Name: Lewiston
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1983
Country: United States
Mass:help 4.42 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 63  (1985)  H4
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 63:
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DISCOVERY OF THE LEWISTON, USA, STONY METEORITE

Name: LEWISTON

Place of find: SE 1/4 of Sect. 31, T2S, R32E, in Roosevelt County, New Mexico, USA.

34°00'30"N., 103°36'10'W., approximately

Date of find: Recognized 1983

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H4). Olivine Fa18.8.

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 4416 g

Circumstances of find: Found at an old abandoned house by Eugene Moore. It was possibly used as a door-stop.

Source: P.P. Sipiera, Dept. of Geology, Harper College, Palatine, Illinois 60067, U.S.A.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 63, Meteoritics 20, 275-283 (1985)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (34° 0' 30"N, 103° 36' 10"W)
     Recommended::   (34° 0' 30"N, 103° 36' 10"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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