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Clarendon (b)
Basic information Name: Clarendon (b)
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1981
Country: United States
Mass:help 26.8 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 68  (1990)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9574 approved meteorites (plus 16 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 68:
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Clarendon (b)

Donley County, Texas, U.S.A.

Found before 1981

Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H5).

A single mass weighing 26.8 g was recognized as distinct from the previously reported Clarendon stone (also H5) in 1981. Description, mineralogy, olivine Fa18.8; A. J. Ehlmann and K. Keil, Meteoritics, 1988, 23, p. 361. Main mass, Monnig Colln., Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas. Note: The stone previously reported as Clarendon should now be referred to as Clarendon (a).

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 68, Meteoritics 25, 59-70 (1990)
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Don Edwards   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (34° 56' 10"N, 100° 56' 30"W)
     Recommended::   (34° 56' 10"N, 100° 56' 30"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.9 m apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 311 approved meteorites from Texas, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 3 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1824 approved meteorites from United States (plus 349 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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