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Tarlton
Basic information Name: Tarlton
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1967
Country: United States
Mass:help 227 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 65  (1987)  H4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5819 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 65:
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DISCOVERY OF THE TARLTON, USA, STONY METEORITE

Name: TARLTON

Place of find: By Salt Creek, near Tarlton, Fairfield County, Ohio, USA.

39°19'12"N., 82°22'12'W.

Date of find: 1967, in the summer.

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H4). Olivine Fa19.6. A breccia with large light and dark clasts; also contains refractory inclusions of Ca-rich pyroxene and spinel.

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 226.5 g

Circumstances of find: Found by Mr. Richard Wise, while hunting for fossils and Indian artifacts.

Source: E. Olsen, Department of Geology, Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, Illinois 60605, USA.

Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 65, Meteoritics 22, 157-163 (1987)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (39° 19' 12"N, 82° 22' 12"W)
     Recommended::   (39° 19' 12"N, 82° 22' 12"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 12 approved meteorites from Ohio, United States (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1842 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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