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Drayton
Basic information Name: Drayton
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1982
Country: United States
Mass:help 2.35 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  H4/5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4-5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4/5
Recommended:  H4/5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 494 approved meteorites classified as H4/5.   [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 83:

Drayton

Pembina County, North Dakota, USA

Found 1982 July

Ordinary chondrite (H4/5)

A 2.35 kg stone was found in an otherwise rock-free field by Mr. Phil Raney. Mineralogy and classification (N. Forsman, UND; C. Lewis, ASU; A. Rubin, UCLA): olivine, Fa17.8; shock stage, S3. Specimens: main mass, UND.

Institutions
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ASU: Center for Meteorite Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287-1404, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2012)
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
UND: Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, Univ. of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND 58202, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 14 Dec 2018)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 83, MAPS 34, A169-A186 (1999)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (48° 40'N, 97° 7'W)
     Recommended::   (48° 40'N, 97° 7'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 11 approved meteorites from North Dakota, United States (plus 2 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1834 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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