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Stratton
Basic information Name: Stratton
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1964
Country: United States
Mass:help 121 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 56  (1979)  Chondrite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Chondrite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  OC
Recommended:  OC    [explanation]

This is 1 of 76 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as OC.   [show all]
Search for other: Ordinary chondrites
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Writeup from MB 56:
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DISCOVERY OF THE STRATTON, USA, STONY METEORITE

Name: STRATTON

Place of find: Kit Carson County, Colorado, USA.

39°13'18"N., 102°35'24"W.

Date of find: 1964

Class and type: Stone. Chondrite.

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 121 g

Circumstances of find: Found in the gravel driveway of a farm by a boy.

Source: G.I Huss, 1976. The Huss Coll, of Meteorites, p. 41, American Meteorite Laboratory, Denver, Colorado 80201, USA, and priv. comm., 1978.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 56, Meteoritics 14, 161-175 (1979)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (39° 13' 18"N, 102° 35' 24"W)
     Recommended::   (39° 13' 18"N, 102° 35' 24"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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