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Franconia 3.6 gram Individual Meteorite

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3.86 gram Franco.jpg
3.86 gram Franconia.jpg

Franconia 3.6 gram Individual Meteorite

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I found this meteorite in the Franconia strewn field.

 

Basic informationName: Franconia
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite. 
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: United States
Mass: 100 kg

Classification
  history:

Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  H5

MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5

Recommended:  H5    [explanation]


This is 1 of 8647 approved meteorites (plus 11 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondritesH chondrites (type 4-7)Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB88
  Table 3
  Line 5:

State/Prov/County:Mojave, AZ

Origin or pseudonym:dry wash

Date:31 Oct 2002

Latitude:34°42.982'N

Longitude:114°13.318'W

Mass (g):>100000

Pieces:84

Class:H5

Shock stage:S3

Weathering grade:W2

Fayalite (mol%):17.6

Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA

Type spec mass (g):26.4

Type spec location:UCLA

Main mass:Verish

Finder:John Wolfe

Comments:Fe-Ni veins w. metallic Cu

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I found this meteorite in the Franconia strewn field.

 

Basic informationName: Franconia
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite. 
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: United States
Mass: 100 kg

Classification
  history:

Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  H5

MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5

Recommended:  H5    [explanation]


This is 1 of 8647 approved meteorites (plus 11 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondritesH chondrites (type 4-7)Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB88
  Table 3
  Line 5:

State/Prov/County:Mojave, AZ

Origin or pseudonym:dry wash

Date:31 Oct 2002

Latitude:34°42.982'N

Longitude:114°13.318'W

Mass (g):>100000

Pieces:84

Class:H5

Shock stage:S3

Weathering grade:W2

Fayalite (mol%):17.6

Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA

Type spec mass (g):26.4

Type spec location:UCLA

Main mass:Verish

Finder:John Wolfe

Comments:Fe-Ni veins w. metallic Cu