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Felt (b)   contributed by jnmczurich, IMCA 2391   MetBul Link

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201.1 gram full slice. 141 x 119.5 x 5 mm.   L3.5-5

TKW 5.59 kg. Fall not observed. Found 1990 or 1991, Cimarron County, Oklahoma, USA.


jnmczurich writes:
The detail pictures (overview and detail 8x 5.5 mm) shows the L5 part in the lower right corner. The darker area with distinct chondrules is the L3.5 part.

Information from Metbase 7.2:
A 5.59kg stone was found by a farmer plowing a grain field; reported, with basic data, mineral composition and shock and type classification; an L chondrite genomict breccia; ~2/3 of the material is L3.5 (based on ITL sensitivity), shock stage S4 and the other 1/3 is L5, S5; black melt veins are abundant, J.N.Grossman, Met. Bull. 83, MAPS, 1999, 34, p.A169. Fa (mol%) mean: 25, range: 1-31

Dealer trade: 1999
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Found at the arrow (green or red) on the map below


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John Divelbiss
 2/6/2018 12:55:28 PM
great looking chondrite, and the L3.5 to L5 classification fits the brecciated look. I always liked the look of this American find.
Stephen Amara
 2/6/2018 7:29:05 AM
Very Nice!!! It appears as if its composed of three different lithologies unless I'm mistaking about the small dark section in the top right hand corner, to top it off its a wonderful size slice allowing you to really inspect it all.
Ben Fisler
 2/6/2018 6:18:25 AM
Beautiful slice. The variation in material is amazing. Thanks for the photos.


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