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Dhofar 325, CO3.5

The average chondrule diameter of this stone is 100 – 200 µm; it isn’t an L. From the Meteoritical Bulletin: Given the …

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Dimmitt, H3.5-3.7

Dimmitt is one of the largest meteorites known from North America; many hundreds of kilograms of fragments and individuals have been recovered …

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Forest City, H5

Forest City is a seminal American fall that was studied by some of America’s earliest dedicated meteoriticists. From: Science, Vol. 15, No. …

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Forrest 002, L6

Forrest (b), later named Forrest 002, was found in October of 1980.  I wasn’t able to track down information beyond the scant …

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Gao, H5

On March 5th, 1960, stones fell amongst the rooftops of several villages near Burkina Faso’s border with Ghana. Sonic effects were heard …

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Gashua, L6

Gashua was witnessed to fall in Nigeria in April, 1984.  I don’t have much to add to the Meteoritical Bulletin write-up. At …

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Indian Butte, H5

From the Meteoritical Bulletin: We spent a few days in the area in the summer of 2013, but didn’t have access to …

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Ivuna, CI1

Type-1 chondrites are fairly rare, partly because they are so fragile.  Atmospheric entry often results in very high mass loss for these …

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Karoonda, CK4

Karoonda is the type specimen of the CK-meteorite class, meaning that it is the first CK chondrite to be known or recognized.  …

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Kerman, R3

Kerman was purchased in 2009 from a German mineral dealer.  The small cut stone came from an older mineral collection with a small …