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Glasston
Basic information Name: Glasston
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1969
Country: United States
Mass:help 1990 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6539 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [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 84:

Glasston

Pembina County , North Dakota , USA

Found 1969 or before

Ordinary chondrite (L5)

A 1990 g stone was recovered by Dean A. Young.  Classification and mineralogy (T. McCoy, SI ):  olivine, Fa24.1±0.3; pyroxene, Fs20.5±0.1Wo1.5; shock stage, S2; weathering grade, W3; contains metal-sulfide shock veins.  Specimens:  main mass, 1680 g, SI .

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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)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (48° 43'N, 97° 18'W)
     Recommended::   (48° 43'N, 97° 18'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 11 approved meteorites from North Dakota, United States (plus 2 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1835 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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