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Clifford
Basic information Name: Clifford
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1962
Country: United States
Mass:help 11.36 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10991 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 84:

Clifford

Lincoln County , Colorado, USA

Found ~ 1962

Ordinary chondrite (L6)

An 11.36 kg stone was found in uncultivated rangeland by a local resident who thought it looked unusual and kept it in a rock garden.  The stone was recognized as a meteorite in 1997 by Gary Curtiss.  Classification and mineralogy (A. Rubin, UCLA):  olivine, Fa25.2±0.3; shock stage, S3; weathering grade, W2.  Specimens:  main mass, Mr. Gary Curtiss, Lakewood, Colorado; type specimen, 46.6 g, UCLA; 596.5 g, NHM.

Institutions
   and collections
NHM: Department of Mineralogy, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, United Kingdom; Website (institutional address; updated 9 Dec 2011)
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (39° 6'N, 103° 16'W)
     Recommended::   (39° 6' 0"N, 103° 15' 30"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.7 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 89 approved meteorites from Colorado, United States (plus 5 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1834 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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