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Coleman
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:help 469 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 80  (1996)  LL5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10013 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)
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Writeup from MB 80:

Coleman

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.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 80, MAPS 31, A175-A180 (1996)
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Martin Horejsi   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (43° 45' 40"N, 84° 30' 30"W)
     Recommended::   (43° 45' 40"N, 84° 30' 28"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 44.3 m apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 10 approved meteorites from Michigan, United States (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1789 approved meteorites from United States (plus 352 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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Synonyms: Mount Pleasant (From MetBase)

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