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Seibert (b)
Basic information Name: Seibert (b)
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1991
Country: United States
Mass:help 8.6 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 81  (1997)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11000 approved meteorites (plus 6 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 81:

Seibert (b)

Kit Carson County, Colorado, USA

Found 1991

Ordinary chondrite (L6)

An 8.6 kg stone was found while plowing a wheat field. Mineralogy and classification (J. Clark and C. Lewis, ASU; A. Rubin, UCLA): olivine, Fa25.0.  This meteorite receives the designation Seibert (b); the H5 chondrite found 6 km to the northeast in 1941 shall be designated henceforth Seibert (a).  Specimens:  2.7 kg, DMNH; 25.8 g, UCLA; main mass, Reed.

Institutions
   and collections
ASU: Center for Meteorite Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287-1404, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2012)
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
DMNH: Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver, CO 80205, United States (institutional address; updated 28 Feb 2011)
Reed: Blaine Reed, P.O. Box 1141, Delta, CO 81416, United States; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 81, MAPS 32, A159-A166 (1997)
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Matteo Chinellato   
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Phil Schmitz   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (39° 16' 36"N, 102° 53' 12"W)
     Recommended::   (39° 16' 36"N, 102° 53' 12"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.9 m apart

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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