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Cashion
Basic information Name: Cashion
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1936
Country: United States
Mass:help 5.9 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 8  (1958)  Stone
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 8:
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CASHION, Oklahoma U. S. A. Stone.

Literature: 1. Earth Sci. Digest. Chicago. 1953, v. 7, N3, pp. 20-21. /MA-12-360/. 2. F. Leonard. A Classificational Catalog of the meteoritic falls of the World, 1956, p.8.

Bibliography:
  • Leonard F.C. (1956) A classificational catalog of the meteoritic falls of the world. University of California Press, Berkeley, (link)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 8, Moscow (1958)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (35° 50' 52"N, 97° 42' 12"W)
     Recommended::   (35° 50' 52"N, 97° 42' 12"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1.1 m apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 40 approved meteorites from Oklahoma, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (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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Synonymshelp: Cushion (In NHM Cat)

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