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Fife
Basic information Name: Fife
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: United States
Mass:help 8.6 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9649 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)
Data from:
  MB89
  Table 2
  Line 49:
State/Prov/County:McCulloch, TX
Date:5 Apr 2003
Latitude:31°23'23"N
Longitude:99°24'21"W
Mass (g):8600
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):17.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.9
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1
Classifier:A. Ehlmann, TCU and T. J. McCoy, SI
Type spec mass (g):8500
Type spec location:TCU
Main mass:TCU
Finder:P. Alastuey
Institutions
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SI: Department of Mineral Sciences, NHB-119, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 16 Jan 2012)
TCU: Oscar E. Monnig Collection, Department of Geology, Texas Christian University, Ft. Worth, TX 76129, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 24 Feb 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (31° 23' 23"N, 99° 24' 21"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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