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Cottonwood
Basic information Name: Cottonwood
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1955
Country: United States
Mass:help 800 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 30  (1964)  Unknown
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 30:
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COTTONWOOD, Yavapai County, Arizona, USA; φ = 34°50'N, λ = 112°01'W.

FOUND 1955, 0.8 kg.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 30, Moscow (1964)
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Dr Carlton Moore, ASU   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (34° 50'N, 112° 1'W)
     Recommended::   (34° 50'N, 112° 1'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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