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Beaver-Harrison
Basic information Name: Beaver-Harrison
     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 925 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 59  (1981)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10992 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 59:
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DISCOVERY OF THE BEAVER-HARRISON, USA, STONY METEORITE

Name: BEAVER-HARRISON

Place of find: Beaver-Harrison Mine, Beaver County, Utah, USA.

38°29'3"N., 113°8'11"W.

Date of find: July 24, 1979

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-hypersthene chondrite (L6). Olivine Fa25.0, pyroxene Fs21.1 Wo1.6­

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 925 g

Circumstances of find: Found by J.E. Welsh on the surface of an alluvial fan at the abandoned Beaver-Harrison Mine, Beaver Lake Mountains, Beaver County, Utah.

Source: K. Keil, G. Conrad and J.E. Welsh, 1980. The Beaver-Harrison, Beaver County, Utah, L6 chondrite. Submitted to Meteoritics.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 59, Meteoritics 16, 193-199 (1981)
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Matteo Chinellato   
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (38° 29' 3"N, 113° 8' 11"W)
     Recommended::   (38° 29' 3"N, 113° 8' 11"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1.1 m apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 26 approved meteorites from Utah, United States (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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