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Densmore (1950)
Basic information Name: Densmore (1950)
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1950
Country: United States
Mass:help 11.3 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 47  (1969)  L
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5855 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)
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Writeup from MB 47:
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DISCOVERY OF DENSMORE STONY METEORITE, USA

Name: DENSMORE (1950)

The place of fall or discovery: About 7 miles southeast of Densmore, Kansas; φ = 39 °33'57"N, λ = 99°38'50" W.

Date of fall or discovery: FOUND, 1950.

Class and type: STONY, olivine-hypersthene chondrite.

Number of individual specimens: 1.

Total weight: 11.3 kg.

Circumstances of the fall or discovery: Found in a field by a farmer, Louis Voss.

Source: Report of Pros. William J. Read (Appleton, USA) in a letter July 26, 1969.

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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:   (39° 33' 57"N, 99° 38' 50"W)
     Recommended::   (39° 33' 57"N, 99° 38' 50"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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