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Sunray
Basic information Name: Sunray
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1985
Country: United States
Mass:help 4.3 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 67  (1989)  H4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5996 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)
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Writeup from MB 67:
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Sunray

Moore County, Texas, USA.

Found 1985 (recognized in this year)

Stone. Ordinary chondrite (H4).

Listed, total mass known 4.3 kg (G. I. Huss, The Second Huss Colln., 1986, p. 21). 3.9 kg in Vienna, Naturhistorisches Museum.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 67, Meteoritics 24, 57-60 (1989)
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Don Edwards   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (36° 0'N, 101° 50'W)
     Recommended::   (36° 0'N, 101° 50'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 1865 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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