|Basic information||Name: Coleman|
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1994
Country: United States
Mass: 469 g
This is 1 of 9875 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as L6. [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Writeup from MB 80:
Midland County, Michigan, USA
Fell 1994 October 20, 01:52 local daylight time (05:52 UT)
Ordinary Chondrite (LL5)
Mr. Tom Hagon recovered a single pyramidal stone of 469 g that had penetrated the roof of his house. The meteorite was recovered within 12 hours of observations of a bolide accompanied by a sonic boom. Mineralogy and classification (P. Sipiera & Y. Kanachi, Harper College, Palatine, Illinois): olivine, Fa28.1; pyroxene, Fs23.4; light gray, brecciated interior. Specimens: main mass, J. Schwade, 969 South Chicago St., Kankakee, IL 60901, USA; 34 g, Dept. Geology, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859, USA; other, Planetary Studies Foundation, 612 Chatham Circle, Algonquin, IL 60102, USA.
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 80, MAPS 31, A175-A180 (1996)|
This is 1 of 10 approved meteorites from Michigan, United States (plus 1 impact crater)
This is 1 of 1787 approved meteorites from United States (plus 352 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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