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Lahoma
Basic information Name: Lahoma
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1963
Country: United States
Mass:help 21.8 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  L5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6546 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [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 83:

Lahoma

Major County, Oklahoma, USA

Found 1963

Ordinary chondrite (L5)

A 21.8 kg stone was found west of the town of Lahoma by a farmer while plowing his field. He believed it was a meteorite and kept the stone in his front yard for 35 years. Description and classification

(A. Rubin, UCLA): olivine, Fa25.3; shock stage, S4; weathering grade, W1; oriented stone; contains black shock veins and many dark inclusions. Specimens: main mass, ARN; type specimen, 20 g, UCLA.

Institutions
   and collections
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
ARN: Kenneth Regelman, Astronomical Research Network, 206 Bellwood Ave., Maplewood, MN 55117, United States; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 83, MAPS 34, A169-A186 (1999)
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Gipo Meteorites   
Ken Regelman   
Main mass. Michael Cottingham   
Mark Bostick   
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Alessandro Takeda   
Franco Vignato   
Gerald Armstrong   
Jean-Michel Masson   
Jim K   
Robert Zdancewicz   
Steve Riegel   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (36° 23'N, 98° 5'W)
     Recommended::   (36° 23'N, 98° 5'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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