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Atwood
Basic information Name: Atwood
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1963
Country: United States
Mass:help 2.1 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 34  (1965)  H
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 34:
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ATWOOD, Logan County , Colorado, USA; φ= 40°31' N, λ =  103°16' W.

FOUND, 1948-49; brought to scientific notice in 1963.

STONY, olivine-bronzite chondrite but may be an amphoterite.

Three fragments of one individual, total weight 2.1 kg.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 34, Moscow (1965)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (40° 31'N, 103° 16'W)
     Recommended::   (40° 31'N, 103° 16'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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Synonymshelp: Atwood (a) (In NHM Cat)

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