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Norton County 49.9g | Aubrite Achondrite | Historic Meteorite Fall

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On Offer: 49.9g Norton County Aubrite Achondrite Meteorite

Name: Norton County

Mass: 49.9 grams

Type: Aubrite

Fall: Yes, 1948

Description: The aubrite is a very rare achondrite comprised mostly of the mineral enstatite. This specimen comes from the University of New Mexico's Institute of Meteoritics. It was part of the original field collection done by the institute immediately after the meteorite fell in 1948.  

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ID - NortonCounty2017002


Norton County
Basic information Name: Norton County
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1948
Country: United States
Mass:help 1.1 t
NHM Catalogue:   5th Edition   (2000)   Aubrite
MetBase:   v. 7.1   (2006)   Aubrite
Recommended:   Aubrite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 67 approved meteorites classified as Aubrite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Aubrites, Enstatite achondrites, and Enstatite-rich meteorites

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