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Sligo
Basic information Name: Sligo
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1976
Country: United States
Mass:help 78 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 64  (1986)  H4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H3.9
Recommended:  H3.9    [explanation]

This is 1 of 44 approved meteorites classified as H3.9.   [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 64:
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DISCOVERY OF THE SLIGO, USA, STONY METEORITE

Name: SLIGO

Place of find: 10 km SE. of Plains and 9 kni NNW Sligo, Yoakum County, Texas, USA.

33°7'7"N., 102°44' 26" W

Date of find: 1976

Class and type: Stone. Olivinc-bronzite chondrite (H4).Olivine Fa18.

Number of individual specimens: 1

Total weight: 78.6g

Circumstances of find: Found by Mr. B. Liles.

Source: J.T. Wasson and A. E. Rubin, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90(174. USA

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 64, Meteoritics 21, 309-313 (1986)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (33° 7' 7"N, 102° 44' 26"W)
     Recommended::   (33° 7' 7"N, 102° 44' 26"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.9 m apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 311 approved meteorites from Texas, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 3 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1827 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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