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Littlerock
Basic information Name: Littlerock
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1979
Country: United States
Mass:help 19.05 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 58  (1980)  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 58:
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DISCOVERY OF THE LITTLEROCK, U.S.A., STONY METEORITE

Name: LITTLEROCK

Place of find: Littlerock, near Palmdale, California, U.S.A.

34°31'N., 117°59'W.

Date of find: April, 1979.

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

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 19.05 kg (42 lbs).

Circumstances of find: Found on farm land at Littlerock.

Source: Donald Reed, Littlerock, California, U.S.A.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 58, Meteoritics 15, 235-240 (1980)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (34° 31'N, 117° 59'W)
     Recommended::   (34° 31'N, 117° 59'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 257 approved meteorites from California, United States (plus 24 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1834 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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