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Hickiwan
Basic information Name: Hickiwan
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1974
Country: United States
Mass:help 1928 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 55  (1978)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9575 approved meteorites (plus 11 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 55:
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DISCOVERY OF THE HICKIWAN, USA, STONY METEORITE

Name: HICKIWAN

Place of find: 7 km E. of Hickiwan, Pima County, Arizona, USA.

32°21'30"N., 112°24'32"W.

Date of find: March 23, 1974.

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H5). Olivine, Fa19.4.

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 1.928 kg

Circumstances of find: Found by J.E. Welsh.

Source: D.E. Lange, K. Keil and J.E. Welsh, 1977. The Hickiwan, Arizona, chondrite: an orientated stone. Meteoritics 12, 286-287 (abs.).

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 55, Meteoritics 13, 327-352 (1978)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (32° 21' 30"N, 112° 24' 32"W)
     Recommended::   (32° 21' 30"N, 112° 24' 32"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 166 approved meteorites from Arizona, United States (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1824 approved meteorites from United States (plus 349 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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