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Wichita
Basic information Name: Wichita
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1971
Country: United States
Mass:help 2.37 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6205 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB88
  Table 3
  Line 33:
State/Prov/County:Sedgwick, KS
Origin or pseudonym:wheat field
Date:13 Aug 1971
Latitude:37°35.51'N
Longitude:97°12.898'W
Mass (g):2367
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):17.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):16
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1
Classifier:K. Kaneda, UTokE
Type spec mass (g):20
Main mass:J. Calvert
Finder:Bud Scott
Institutions
   and collections
UTokE: Earthquake Research Institute, University of Tokyo, Yayoi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 11300-32, Japan (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (37° 35' 31"N, 97° 12' 54"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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