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Springfield (b)
Basic information Name: Springfield (b)
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1937
Country: United States
Mass:help 229 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  L
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L
Recommended:  L    [explanation]

This is 1 of 52 approved meteorites classified as L.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, Ordinary chondrites
Data from:
  MB83
  Table 2
  Line 28:
Date:1937, recog. 1970
Latitude:37°29'N
Longitude:102°40.6'W
Mass (g):229
Class:L
Classifier:
Type spec mass (g):74
Main mass:MPI
Institutions
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MPI: Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie, Abteilung Kosmochemie, Postfach 3060, D-55020 Mainz, Germany; Website (institutional address; updated 7 Nov 2015)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 83, MAPS 34, A169-A186 (1999)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (37° 29'N, 102° 41'W)
     Recommended::   (37° 29' 0"N, 102° 40' 36"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.6 km 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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