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Dresden (Kansas)
Basic information Name: Dresden (Kansas)
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1953
Country: United States
Mass:help 6.76 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 40  (1967)  Chondrite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9649 approved meteorites (plus 16 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [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 40:
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DRESDEN, Decatur County, Kansas, USA; φ = 38°48'N, λ = 100°25'W.

FOUND, 1953; recognized 1965.

STONY, chondrite.

1 specimen, weight 6.76 kg.

Meteorite was turned up by bulldozer during the building of a country road.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 40, Moscow (1967) reprinted Met. 5, 85-109 (1970)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (39° 37' 0"N, 100° 27' 47"W)
     Recommended::   (39° 37' 0"N, 100° 27' 47"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 144 approved meteorites from Kansas, United States (plus 1 unapproved name) (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: Edmond (In NHM Cat)

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