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Sand Draw
Basic information Name: Sand Draw
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1947
Country: United States
Mass:help 1200 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 71  (1991)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9655 approved meteorites (plus 16 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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Sand Draw

Sedgwick County, Colorado USA.

Found about 1947.

Stone. Ordinary chondrite (H5).

A stone of 2.6 pounds (1.2 kg) was found in a pasture by Albert Stretesky while tending sheep. Classification and analysis, olivine Fa18.7, Charles F. Lewis, Center for Meteorite Studies, Tempe, AZ 85287, USA. The main mass is in the Fort Sedgwick Depot Museum, 202 W 1st Street, Julesburg, CO 80737, USA. The stone is well oriented and shows a fresh fusion crust. The Ovid H5-chondrite which was found in the vicinity is much more weathered and has a darker interior. Information by Blaine Reed, Durango, CO 81301, USA.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 71, Meteoritics 26, 255-262 (1991)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (40° 49'N, 102° 15'W)
     Recommended::   (40° 49'N, 102° 15'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 89 approved meteorites from Colorado, United States (plus 5 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1835 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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