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Little River (a)
Basic information Name: Little River (a)
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1967
Country: United States
Mass:help 4.4 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 49  (1970)  Chondrite
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 49:
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LITTLE RIVER, Rice County, Kansas; φ = 38°23' N, λ = 98°1' W.

FOUND, 1965; recognized 1968.

STONY, chondrite.

Number of individual specimens: 2.

Total weight: 16.1 kg.

Circumstances of fall or discovery: One 11.7 kg. individual was plowed up in 1965. A 4.4 kg. individual was recovered in 1967 while digging a pond to hold water for irrigation.

PLAINS, Yoakum County, Texas; φ = 33°9' N, λ = 102°48' W.

FOUND, 1964.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 49, Moscow (1970) reprinted Meteoritics 6, 111-124 (1970)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (38° 23'N, 98° 1'W)
     Recommended::   (38° 23'N, 98° 1'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 144 approved meteorites from Kansas, United States (plus 1 unapproved name) (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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