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Willowbar
Basic information Name: Willowbar
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1971
Country: United States
Mass:help 2.07 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 52  (1974)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10992 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)
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Writeup from MB 52:
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THE DISCOVERY OF THE WILLOWBAR, OKLAHOMA, STONY METEORITE

Name: WILLOWBAR

Place of find: Southeast of Keyes and about equidistant from Keyes and Willowbar, Cimarron County, Oklahoma.

36°44'N, 102°12'W.

Date of find: December, 1971.

Class and type: Stone. Shock-brecciated olivine-hypersthene chondrite (L6).

Number of individual specimens: 1

Total weight: 2.07 kg

Circumstances of find: The meteorite was found by Kendall Rhoton in an area of farmland with very few rocks and some caliche. The name Willowbar was selected because Keyes had been used previously.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 52, Meteoritics 9, 101-121 (1974)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (36° 44'N, 102° 12'W)
     Recommended::   (36° 44'N, 102° 12'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 40 approved meteorites from Oklahoma, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1834 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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