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Walcott
Basic information Name: Walcott
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1983
Country: United States
Mass:help 2 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 64  (1986)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10615 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 64:
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DISCOVERY OF THE WALCOTT, USA, STONY METEORITE

Name: WALCOTT

Place of find: A few hundred yards east of state highway 349, Martin County, Texas, USA.

32°24'N., 102°6'W., approximately

Date of find: November, 1983

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H5).

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 2 kg, approximately

Circumstances of find: Found during a search for dart points and arrowheads. Main mass in private hands.

Source: Dr. E.A. King, Department of Geosciences, University of Houston, Houston, Texas 77004, USA.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 64, Meteoritics 21, 309-313 (1986)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (32° 24'N, 101° 57'W)
     Recommended::   (32° 24'N, 101° 57'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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