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Burns Flat
Basic information Name: Burns Flat
     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 1987 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 75  (1993)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10994 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 75:
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Burns Flat

Washita County, Oklahoma, USA

Found before 1971

Ordinary chondrite (L6)

A stone of 1987 g was found. Classification and analysis, olivine Fa24.6, A. L. Graham, The Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, U. K. Main mass and information, Terry E. Schmidt, Tiara Observatory, P. O. Box 1059, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80901, USA.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 75, Meteoritics 28, 692-703 (1993)
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Don Edwards   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (35° 20'N, 99° 9'W)
     Recommended::   (35° 20'N, 99° 9'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 1835 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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