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Oshkosh
Basic information Name: Oshkosh
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1961
Country: United States
Mass:help 144.8 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 26  (1963)  Stone
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H
Recommended:  H    [explanation]

This is 1 of 104 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, Ordinary chondrites
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Writeup from MB 26:
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NEW OSHKOSH STONY METEORITE, USA

Name: OSHKOSH.

The place of fall or discovery: Oshkosh, Winnebago County, Wisconsin, USA.

Date of fall or discovery: FOUND, 1961.

Class and type: STONY.

Number of individual specimens: 1

Total weight: 110 gr

Circumstances of the fall or discovery: ---

Source: Articles: Ralph N. Buckstaff. Meteorites and William F. Read. Wisconsin Meteorite Investigations. Publi­shed Quarterly Wisconsin Academy Review, Fall, 1962, 149-155

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 26, Moscow (1963)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (44° 4' 37"N, 88° 33' 46"W)
     Recommended::   (44° 4' 37"N, 88° 33' 46"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1.1 m apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 14 approved meteorites from Wisconsin, United States (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 2 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1827 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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