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Truckton
Basic information Name: Truckton
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1978
Country: United States
Mass:help 43.4 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 61  (1983)  Chondrite
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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Writeup from MB 61:
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DISCOVERY OF THE TRUCKTON, USA, STONY METEORITE

Name: TRUCKTON

Place of find: Truckton, El Paso County, Colorado, USA.

38°34'53"N., 104°4'36"W.

Date of find: June 1, 1978

Class and type: Stone. Chondrite.

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 43.4 g

Circumsances of find: Found on hardpan during a search for new meteorites.

Source: T.E. Schmitt, Tiara Observatory, P.O. Box 1059, Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 61, Meteoritics 18, 77-83 (1983)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (38° 34' 53"N, 104° 4' 36"W)
     Recommended::   (38° 34' 53"N, 104° 4' 36"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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