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Edmonson (b)
Basic information Name: Edmonson (b)
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1981
Country: United States
Mass:help 14.4 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 61  (1983)  H4
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 61:
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DISCOVERY OF THE EDMONSON (b), USA, STONY METEORITE

Name: EDMONSON (b)

Place of find: Near Edmonson, Hale County, Texas, USA.

34°17'N., 101°50'W., approximately.

Date of find: February 1981

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H4).

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 14.402 kg

Circumstances of find: A single mass was brought to the surface by ploughing.

Source: J. Westcott, P.O. Box 327, Sedona, Arizona 86336, USA.

Note: The meteorite previously reported as Edmonson, an olivine-hypersthene chondrite (L6), Meteoritical Bulletin, 1967, (40) in Meteoritics, 1970, 5, 94, should now be referred to as Edmonson (a).

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 61, Meteoritics 18, 77-83 (1983)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (34° 17'N, 101° 50'W)
     Recommended::   (34° 17'N, 101° 50'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 311 approved meteorites from Texas, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 3 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1834 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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