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Kansas State University
Basic information Name: Kansas State University
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: United States
Mass:help 301 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6339 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)
Data from:
  MB89
  Table 2
  Line 54:
State/Prov/County:Riley, KS
Date:5 May 2004
Latitude:39°16'32"N
Longitude:96°15'34"W
Mass (g):301
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18.4
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):26
Main mass:Kansas Meteorite Society
Finder:D. Brookins
Comments:Used as a paperweight. Listed as unclassified Kansas meteorite in E. King collection
Institutions
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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. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Kansas Meteorites Society   
Mark Bostick      
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David L. Ribeca Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Photo added 19 Apr 2022
John A. Shea Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Robert Zdancewicz Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (39° 16' 32"N, 96° 15' 34"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 147 approved meteorites from Kansas, United States (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1885 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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