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Gaylord
Basic information Name: Gaylord
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1983
Country: United States
Mass:help 8.48 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 66  (1988)  H4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5779 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)
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Writeup from MB 66:
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Gaylord

Smith County, Kansas, USA

Found August 1983

Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H4).

A single 8.48 kg mass was found E of Gaylord in a ploughed field by Phillip E. Hager. The specimen is now in the Sternberg Memorial Museum, Fort Hays, Kansas, USA. (T. E. Schmidt, Tiara Observatory, P.O. Box 1059, Colorado Springs, CO 80901, USA; G. L. Millhollen, Geology Depart., Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas 67601, USA)

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 66, Meteoritics 23, 171-173 (1988)
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Don Edwards   
Martin Horejsi   
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Phil Schmitz   
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (39° 37'N, 98° 42'W)
     Recommended::   (39° 37'N, 98° 42'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 144 approved meteorites from Kansas, United States (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1834 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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