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Attica
Basic information Name: Attica
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1996 or 1997
Country: United States
Mass:help 5.62 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (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 84:

Attica

Harper County , Kansas, USA

Found 1996 or 1997

Ordinary chondrite (H4)

A 5622 g chondrite was found in a field.  Classification and mineralogy (T. McCoy, SI ):  olivine, Fa18.4±0.2; pyroxene, Fs16.7±0.6 Wo1.5±0.2; shock stage, S1.  Specimens:  main mass with anonymous finder; type specimen, 27.1 g plus thin section, SI .

Institutions
   and collections
SI: Department of Mineral Sciences, NHB-119, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 16 Jan 2012)
Harper: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Don Edwards   
Kansas Meteorites Society   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (37° 15'N, 98° 8'W)
     Recommended::   (37° 15'N, 98° 8'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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