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Claytonville
Basic information Name: Claytonville
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1964
Country: United States
Mass:help 15.6 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 49  (1970)  Chondrite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6501 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 49:
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CLAYTONVILLE, Swisher County, Texas; φ = 34°20'48" N, λ = 101°29'24" W.

FOUND, 1964, recognized 1966.

STONY, chondrite.

Number of individual specimens: 1.

Total weight: 10.5 kg.

Circumstances of fall or discovery: Plowed up in field.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 49, Moscow (1970) reprinted Meteoritics 6, 111-124 (1970)
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Don Edwards   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (34° 20' 48"N, 101° 29' 24"W)
     Recommended::   (34° 20' 48"N, 101° 29' 24"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1.1 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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