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Plains (d)
Basic information Name: Plains (d)
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1991
Country: United States
Mass:help 280 g
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 74  (1993)  H4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6426 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Writeup from MB 74:
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Plains (d)

Yoakum County, Texas, USA

Found 1991

Ordinary chondrite (H4)

Several pieces were found by D. Loller while ploughing a grain field; they fit together to form a single stone of 280 g. Classification, research material and analysis, olivine Fa19.2, Charles F. Lewis, Center for Meteorite Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287, USA. The main mass is with the finder. The meteorite was compared to all other Hchondrites found in the area; it matched none in weathering characteristics or internal structure. Information, Blaine Reed, 907 County Road 207, #1, Durango, Colorado 81301, USA.  (Plains (b) and (c) are in the Nininger Meteorite Collection and have not yet been analysed.)

References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 74, Meteoritics 28, 146-153 (1993)
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United States
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (33° 16'N, 102° 54'W)
     Recommended::   (33° 16'N, 102° 54'W)

     This is 1 of 313 approved meteorites from Texas, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 3 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1895 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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