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Delaware
Basic information Name: Delaware
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1972
Country: United States
Mass:help 8.35 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L4
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  L4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1617 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [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 86:

Delaware

Logan County, Arkansas, USA

Found 1972

Ordinary chondrite (L4)

A single 8.346 kg stone was found by Daniel Michaelson, a 12-year-old boy, while hunting for arrowheads with his father.  Classification (K. Kaneda, UTok): Fa22.3–27.3; Fs17.5–28.5 (mainly Fs20.0–23.5). The meteorite is brecciated. Weathering grade:  W0. Specimens: type specimen, 28 g UTok; main mass, AShaw.

Institutions
   and collections
UTok: Department of Earth and Planetary Science, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan (institutional address; updated 5 Nov 2011)
AShaw: Allen Shaw, P.O. Box 13166, Edwardsville, KS 66113, United States (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Schoolersinc   
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David L. Ribeca   
Gerald Armstrong   
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Robert Zdancewicz   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (35° 17'N, 93° 30'W)
     Recommended::   (35° 17'N, 93° 30'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 15 approved meteorites from Arkansas, United States
     This is 1 of 1834 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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