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Study Butte
Basic information Name: Study Butte
     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 417 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 63  (1985)  H3
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H3-6
Recommended:  H3-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 74 approved meteorites classified as H3-6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
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Writeup from MB 63:
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DISCOVERY OF THE STUDY BUTTE, USA, STONY METEORITE

Name: STUDY BUTTE

Place of find: About 2.2 km SSE. of Study Butte, Brewster County, Texas, USA

29°18'6'N., 104°30'0"W.

Date of find: September 30, 1993

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H3).

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 417 g

Circumstances of find: Found just N. of the boundary of Big Bend National Park. The specimen is now in the collection of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., USA.

Source: R.S. Clarke, Jr., Division of Meteorites, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. 20560, USA; K. Fredriksson et al., Meteoritics, 1984, 19, abs.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 63, Meteoritics 20, 275-283 (1985)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (29° 18'N, 104° 30'W)
     Recommended::   (29° 18' 6"N, 103° 30' 0"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 97.2 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 313 approved meteorites from Texas, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 3 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1871 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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