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Davy (b)
Basic information Name: Davy (b)
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1981
Country: United States
Mass:help 3.77 kg
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 81  (1997)  H4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6375 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)
Writeup from MB 81:

Davy (b)

De Witt County, Texas, USA

Found before 1981

Ordinary chondrite (H4)

A 3.77 kg stone was found by Mr. Raymond Kyrisch.  The meteorite formerly known as Davy will henceforth be called Davy (a) and is now reclassified as an L4 chondrite (shock stage S2, weathering grade W4). Mineralogy and classification of Davy (b) (T. J. McCoy, SI; A. J. Ehlmann, TCU):  olivine, Fa18.6; pyroxene, Fs16.3; shock stage S2; weathering grade W2.  See McCoy and Ehlmann (1996) for details. Specimens:  main mass, TCU.

   and collections
SI: Department of Mineral Sciences, NHB-119, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 16 Jan 2012)
TCU: Oscar E. Monnig Collection, Department of Geology, Texas Christian University, Ft. Worth, TX 76129, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 24 Feb 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 81, MAPS 32, A159-A166 (1997)
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     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (29° 0' 30"N, 97° 42' 20"W)
     Recommended::   (29° 0' 30"N, 97° 42' 20"W)

     This is 1 of 313 approved meteorites from Texas, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 3 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1886 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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