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Snyder Hill
Basic information Name: Snyder Hill
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1994
Country: United States
Mass:help 1160 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 82  (1998)  L5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7157 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [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 82:

Snyder Hill

Pima County, Arizona, USA

Found 1994 March

Ordinary chondrite (L5)

Two fragments of a single mass, ~570 g and ~590 g, were found on a hill by Mr. Dave Johnson and his brother while searching for more pieces of the Cat Mountain meteorite. Classification and mineralogy (D. Kring, UAz; C. Moore, ASU): olivine, Fa24; pyroxene Fs20Wo1; 1.01% Co in kamacite; may be partially shock-melted.  Specimens:  type thin sections, UAz; main mass split between finder and Haag.

Institutions
   and collections
ASU: Center for Meteorite Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287-1404, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2012)
UAz: Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona, 1629 E. University Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85721, United States (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2012)
Haag: Robert Haag, P.O. Box 27527, Tucson, AZ 85726, United States; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 82, MAPS 33, A221-A240 (1998)
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Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, ASU, Arizona   
Steve Arnold   
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    (Caution, these are of unknown reliability)
Jay Piatek   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (32° 10'N, 111° 7'W)
     Recommended::   (32° 9' 30"N, 111° 6' 48"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 169 approved meteorites from Arizona, United States (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1866 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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