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Somesbar
Basic information Name: Somesbar
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1977
Country: United States
Mass:help 60 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 59  (1981)  H6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6120 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [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 59:
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DISCOVERY OF THE SOMESBAR, USA, STONY METEORITE

Name: SOMESBAR

Place of find: Siskiyou County, California, USA.

41°23'N., 123°30'W.

Date of find: 1977

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H6). Olivine Fa20.

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 60 g, approximately.

Circumstances of find: Found by a geologist. 38 g in Tempe, Arizona State University.

Source: C.F. Lewis, Center for Meteorite Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 59, Meteoritics 16, 193-199 (1981)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (41° 23'N, 123° 30'W)
     Recommended::   (41° 23'N, 123° 30'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 262 approved meteorites from California, United States (plus 24 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1861 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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