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Republican River
Basic information Name: Republican River
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1942
Country: United States
Mass:help 135 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 69  (1990)  H4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5996 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 69:
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Republican River

Franklin County, Nebraska, USA

Found 1942

Stone. Ordinary chondrite (H4)

A single, highly oxidized mass weighing 135 g was found on farm land, T. E. Schmidt, Tiara Observatory, P. O. Box 1059, Colorado Springs, Colorado 8091, USA. Classification, olivine Fa19.4, C. F. Lewis, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona USA. Main mass at Museum, Hastings, Nebraska.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 69, Meteoritics 25, 237-239 (1990)
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United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (40° 5'N, 98° 55'W)
     Recommended::   (40° 5'N, 98° 55'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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