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Felt (b)
Basic information Name: Felt (b)
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1990
Country: United States
Mass:help 5.59 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  L3.5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L3.5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L3.5-5
Recommended:  L3.5-5    [explanation]

This is the only approved meteorite classified as L3.5-5.
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 83:

Felt (b)

Cimarron County, Oklahoma, USA

Found 1990 or 1991

Ordinary chondrite (L3.5)

A 5.59 kg stone was found by a farmer plowing a grain field. Mineralogy and classification (A. Brearley, UNM; A. Rubin, UCLA; P. Benoit, UArk): an L chondrite genomict breccia; about two-thirds of the material is L3.5 (based on induced thermoluminescence sensitivity), shock stage, S4; the other one-third is L5, shock stage, S5; black melt veins are abundant; typical olivine composition ~Fa25 (range Fa1–31); metal abundance, ~9.3 vol%; weathering grade, W1. Specimens: main mass, Reed; type specimens, 42.9 g UCLA; 37.5 g, UNM.

Institutions
   and collections
UArk: Cosmochemistry Group, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, 72701, United States (institutional address; updated 16 Oct 2011)
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
UNM: Institute of Meteoritics MSC03 2050 University of New Mexico Albuquerque NM 87131-1126 USA, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Feb 2015)
Reed: Blaine Reed, P.O. Box 1141, Delta, CO 81416, United States; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 83, MAPS 34, A169-A186 (1999)
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Don Edwards   
Martin Horejsi   
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Jay Piatek   
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (36° 35'N, 102° 42'W)
     Recommended::   (36° 35'N, 102° 42'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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