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McCook
Basic information Name: McCook
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1965 or 1960
Country: United States
Mass:help 3.6 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11470 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 2
  Line 16:
State/Prov/County:Hitchcock, Nebraska
Origin or pseudonym:Field
Date:late 1960s
Latitude:40°1.2'N
Longitude:100°47'W
Mass (g):3602
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.8
Classifier:G. Huss (ASU)
Type spec mass (g):29.2
Main mass:split between AML and Reed
Finder:Ray Grafel
Comments:The meteorite endured a house fire in the 1980’s, and was recovered from the basement.
Institutions
   and collections
ASU: Center for Meteorite Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287-1404, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2012)
AML: American Meteorite Laboratory, P.O. Box 2098, Denver, CO 80201, United States (private address)
Reed: Blaine Reed, P.O. Box 1141, Delta, CO 81416, United States; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (40° 1'N, 100° 47'W)
     Recommended::   (40° 1' 12"N, 100° 47' 0"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.4 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 50 approved meteorites from Nebraska, United States
     This is 1 of 1865 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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