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Needmore
Basic information Name: Needmore
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1976
Country: United States
Mass:help 1793 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 62  (1984)  Chondrite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Chondrite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  OC
Recommended:  OC    [explanation]

This is 1 of 78 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as OC.   [show all]
Search for other: Ordinary chondrites
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Writeup from MB 62:
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DISCOVERY OF THE NEEDMORE, USA, STONY METEORITE

Name: NEEDMORE

Place of find: Bailey County, Texas, USA.

34°2'41"N., 102°47'57"W.

Date of find: 1976

Class and type: Stone. Chondrite

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 1793 g

Circumstances of find: Found during ploughing.

Source: G.I Huss, American Meteorite Laboratory, P.O. Box 2098, Denver, Colorado 80201, USA.

Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 62, Meteoritics 19, 49-57 (1984)
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Don Edwards   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (34° 2' 41"N, 102° 47' 57"W)
     Recommended::   (34° 2' 41"N, 102° 47' 57"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.9 m apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 311 approved meteorites from Texas, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 3 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1824 approved meteorites from United States (plus 349 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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