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Lost Creek
Basic information Name: Lost Creek
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1916
Country: United States
Mass:help 4.02 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H3.8
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  H3.8
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H3.8
Recommended:  H3.8    [explanation]

This is 1 of 78 approved meteorites classified as H3.8.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
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Writeup from MB 86:

Lost Creek

Lincoln County, Kansas, USA

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Ordinary chondrite (H3.8)

A single 4.018 kg stone was found by a man walking along a fence line surrounding a farm pasture. The stone was passed to the finder's son where it remained until purchased in 2001 December. Classification (A. Rubin, UCLA): Fa19.2±0.3. Shock stage, S2; weathering grade, W3. Specimens: type specimen, 46 g, UCLA; main mass, Brad Sampson.

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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. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Kansas Meteorites Society   
Mark Bostick   
Photos uploaded by members of the Encyclopedia of Meteorites.
    (Caution, these are of unknown reliability)
Collection Vincent Jacques   
David L. Ribeca   
John A. Shea   
Matteo Chinellato   
Woreczko Jan & Wadi   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (39° 7' 27"N, 98° 10' 4"W)
     Recommended::   (39° 7' 27"N, 98° 10' 4"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 144 approved meteorites from Kansas, United States (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1824 approved meteorites from United States (plus 349 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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