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Canyonlands
Basic information Name: Canyonlands
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1961
Country: United States
Mass:help 1520 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 53  (1975)  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 53:
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DISCOVERY OF THE CANYONLANDS, UTAH, STONY METEORITE

Name: CANYONLANDS

Place of find: Near the confluence of the Green and Colorado Rivers, in Canyonlands National Park, Utah, U.S.A.

38°11'N, 109°53'W.

Date of find: April, 1961.

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

Number of individual specimens: 1

Total weight: 1.520 kg

Circumstances of find: Not given.

Source: David E. Lange, Kent Frost, Paul P. Sipiera and Carleton B. Moore. 1974. The Canyonlands meteorite. Meteoritics 9, 271-280.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 53, Meteoritics 10, 133-158 (1975)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (38° 11'N, 109° 53'W)
     Recommended::   (38° 11'N, 109° 53'W)

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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