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Park
Basic information Name: Park
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1969
Country: United States
Mass:help 13 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 59  (1981)  L
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11577 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 59:
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DISCOVERY OF THE PARK, USA, STONY METEORITE

Name: PARK

Place of find: Gove County, Kansas, USA.

39°06.6'N., 100°21.7'W.

Date of find: Recognized 1969

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-hypersthene chondrite. Olivine Fa25.6.

Number of individual

specimens: 2

Total weight: 13 kg

Circumstances of find: Not reported. Obtained by Arizona State University in 1978.

Source: C.F. Lewis, Center for Meteorite Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 59, Meteoritics 16, 193-199 (1981)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (39° 6' 36"N, 100° 21' 42"W)
     Recommended::   (39° 6' 36"N, 100° 21' 42"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 1881 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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