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Yocemento
Basic information Name: Yocemento
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1966
Country: United States
Mass:help 5.92 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 47  (1969)  Chondrite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1727 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [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 47:
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DISCOVERY OF YOCEMENTO STONY METEORITE, USA

Name: YOCEMENTO.

The place of fall or discovery: Yocemento, Kansas, USA; φ = 38° 54' N, λ =99°26' W.

Date of fall or discovery: FOUND, May 1966.

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

Number of individual specimens: 1.

Total weight: 5.92 kg.

Circumstances of the fall or discovery: Found by Leroy Dinges during plowing. The meteorite was presented to the Fort Hays Kansas State College Museum, Hays.

Source: The same

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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:   (38° 54'N, 99° 26'W)
     Recommended::   (38° 54'N, 99° 26'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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