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New Lynn
Basic information Name: New Lynn
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1986
Country: United States
Mass:help 800 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 74  (1993)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11725 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 74:
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New Lynn

Lynn County, Texas, USA

Found 1986, recognized 1991 October

Ordinary chondrite (L6)

A single mass of about 800 g was found by Joe Lewis while he was ploughing a grain field. Classification, analysis and research material, olivine Fa24.9, Charles F. Lewis, Center for Meteorite Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287, USA. Main mass and information, Blaine Reed, 907 County Road 207, #1, Durango, Colorado 81301, USA.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 74, Meteoritics 28, 146-153 (1993)
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Don Edwards   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (33° 10' 12"N, 101° 38' 18"W)
     Recommended::   (33° 10' 12"N, 101° 38' 18"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 313 approved meteorites from Texas, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 3 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1883 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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