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Lone Star
Basic information Name: Lone Star
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1965
Country: United States
Mass:help 4.3 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 51  (1972)  Chondrite
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 51:
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DISCOVERY OF THE LONE STAR, TEXAS, STONY METEORITE

Name: LONE STAR

Place of find: Lone Star, Floyd County, Texas.

34° 15'35 "N, 101° 24'30"W.

Date of find: Unknown.

Class and type: Stone. Chondrite.

Number of individual specimens: 1

Total weight: 4.3 kg

Circumstances of find: A part of an individual was plowed up from a field. It was recognized as a meteorite in 1966.

Source: Glenn I Huss, American Meteorite Laboratory, Denver, Colorado 80201.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 51, Meteoritics 7, 215-232 (1972)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (34° 15' 35"N, 101° 24' 30"W)
     Recommended::   (34° 15' 35"N, 101° 24' 30"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 311 approved meteorites from Texas, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 3 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1834 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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