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Palmersville
Basic information Name: Palmersville
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1908
Country: United States
Mass:help 9.98 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10605 approved meteorites (plus 18 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)
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Writeup from MB 86:

Palmersville

Weakley County, Tennessee, USA

Found 1908 summer

Ordinary chondrite (H5)

A single 9.979 kg stone was found by John T. Fagan in 1908 on his tobacco patch near Palmersville. The crop had been cultivated the previous day with a mule and harrow, and the meteorite was not believed to be there then. It was given to Mr. Fagan's grandson, Dr. Hugh Berryman around 1967. Classification (A. Rubin, UCLA): Ordinary chondrite, Fa18.3±0.1, S3; W3. Specimens: type specimen, 40.82 g, UCLA; main mass, Hugh Berryman.

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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (36° 28'N, 88° 36'W)
     Recommended::   (36° 27' 59"N, 88° 36' 10"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.3 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 25 approved meteorites from Tennessee, United States (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 2 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1883 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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