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Selden
Basic information Name: Selden
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1960
Country: United States
Mass:help 1560 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 47  (1969)  L?
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Chondrite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL5
Recommended:  LL5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 3159 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as LL5.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 47:
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DISCOVERY OF SELDEN STONY METEORITE, USA

Name: SELDEN

The place of fall or discovery: Selden, Kansas, USA; approximately φ = 39°32' N, λ =100°34' W.

Date of fall or discovery: FOUND, prior to 1960.

Class and type: STONY, olivine-pigeonite? chondrite.

Number of individual specimens: 1.

Total weight: 1.56 kg.

Circumstances of the fall or discovery: The meteorite was found by Flerry Shea years prior to 1960. In 1960 the specimen was presented to the Fort Hays Kansas State College Museum, Hays.

Source: The same.

Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 47, Moscow (1969) reprinted Meteoritics 5, 85-109 (1970)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (39° 32'N, 100° 34'W)
     Recommended::   (39° 32'N, 100° 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 1881 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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