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Eads
Basic information Name: Eads
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1975
Country: United States
Mass:help 4.86 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 82  (1998)  H4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5782 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [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 82:

Eads

Kiowa County, Colorado, USA

Found 1975

Ordinary chondrite (H4)

A 4.86 kg stone was found in a corn field.  Classification and mineralogy (A. Rubin, UCLA):  olivine, Fa18.4; pyroxene Fs16.4Wo1.5; shock stage S3; weathering grade W3.  Specimens:  type specimen, 20 g, UCLA; main mass, J. Allen Shaw, Edwardsville, Kansas, USA.

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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 82, MAPS 33, A221-A240 (1998)
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Mark Bostick      
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (38° 28'N, 102° 50'W)
     Recommended::   (38° 28' 12"N, 102° 49' 36"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.7 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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