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Waltman
Basic information Name: Waltman
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1948
Country: United States
Mass:help 23.41 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 66  (1988)  L4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1612 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [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 66:
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Waltman

Natrona County, Wyoming, USA

Found about 1948

Stone. Olivine-hypersthene chondrite (L4).

A single 23.41 kg mass was found on the surface by C. A. Springsteen near Waltman, Wyoming, USA. (Jerry Nelson, Dept. of Geology, Casper College, Casper, Wyoming 82601, USA; T. E. Schmidt, Tiara Observatory, P. O. Box 1059, Colorado Springs, CO 80901, USA)

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 66, Meteoritics 23, 171-173 (1988)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (43° 0'N, 107° 10'W)
     Recommended::   (43° 0'N, 107° 10'W)

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