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Oxford
Basic information Name: Oxford
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1985
Country: United States
Mass:help 6 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 81  (1997)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10190 approved meteorites (plus 18 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [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 81:

Oxford

Furnas County, Nebraska, USA

Found 1985 September

Ordinary chondrite (H5)

A 6 kg stone was found by K. Johnson while plowing.  Classifica-tion and mineralogy (M. Prinz, AMNH): olivine, Fo81; pyroxene Wo0.7–1.6En81.5–82.7. Specimens:  main mass, Farrell; type specimen, AMNH.

Institutions
   and collections
AMNH: Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West, New York, NY 10024, United States (institutional address; updated 18 May 2013)
Farrell: Ron Farrell, Bethany Sciences, P.O. Box 3726, New Haven, CT 06525, United States; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 81, MAPS 32, A159-A166 (1997)
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Don Edwards   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (40° 10'N, 99° 40'W)
     Recommended::   (40° 10'N, 99° 40'W)

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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