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Wood River
Basic information Name: Wood River
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: unknown
Country: Canada
Mass:help 118 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9646 approved meteorites (plus 16 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 19 Apr 2018
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Writeup from MB 107:

Wood River        50°08’N, 106°13’W

Saskatchewan, Canada

Find: Unknown

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H5)

History: Found many years ago by the owners father along the banks of the Wood River in southern Saskatchewan. The find area is bounded by provincial highways #58 to the west; #363 to the north, #718 to the south and on the east by the Old Wives Lake bird sanctuary. The nearest villages are Coderre and Courval.

Petrography: Chondrules are readily delineated with much recrystallization. Chondrule glass is absent. Weak undulatory extinction visible in the olivine grains.

Geochemistry: Olivine composition determined by two methods: Fa19.3±1 (by X-ray diffraction, ROM) and Fa20.0±1.2% (EMPA, n=28); Fs16.6±0.9Wo1.1±0.1 (EMPA, n=9). No zoning was visible in olivine or pyroxene grains.

Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Saskatchewan
Date:Unknown
Latitude:50°08'N
Longitude:106°13'W
Mass (g):118
Pieces:5
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):20.0 ± 1.2 (n=28)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.6 ± 0.9 (n=9)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1±0.1
Classifier:V. Di Cecco, I. Nicklin
Type spec mass (g):21
Type spec location:ROM
Main mass:owner
Comments:Submitted by V. Di Cecco
Institutions
   and collections
ROM: Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen's Park, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C6, Canada (institutional address; updated 18 Oct 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, in preparation (2018)
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Geography:

Canada
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (50° 8'N, 106° 13'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 13 approved meteorites from Saskatchewan, Canada (plus 6 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 65 approved meteorites from Canada (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 31 impact craters)
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