L5 Chondrite
Item: 62.2 Dimensions: 155 x 145 x 9 mm Weight: 425 g
Partial/complete: Complete slice
Cube: ~15mm x 15mm x 15mm ≈ 15mm3


Country: USA
Region: Texas
Found: 1965
Group: Stone
Type: Ordinary Chondrite
Class: L5
Total known weight: ~450kg

Four individuals and one fragment of total weight 153.3kg were plowed up in a field. The finds were confined to an area of about 0.4 x 1.2 km, Met. Bull. 53, Meteoritics, 1975, 10, p.147. TL data, terrestrial age, D.W.Sears and A.A.Mills, Meteoritics, 1974, 9, p.47. Exposure age based on spallogenic Mn-53 content, P.Englert and W.Herr, GCA, 1978, 42, p.1635. Calculation of atmospheric ablation based on cosmic ray tracks and Ne isotopes, N.Bhandari et al., Nucl. Tracks, 1980, 4, p.213. Al-26 and Mn-53 data, Ne-21 exposure ages, U.Herpers and P.Englert, J. Geophys. Res., 1983, 88 (suppl.), p.B312. Classification and analysis, 20.63% total Fe, olivine Fa25, A.E.Rubin et al., Meteoritics, 1983, 18, p.179. Listed, 256kg known, G.I.Huss, Cat. 2nd Huss Coll. Meteorites, 1986, p.13. Be-10 and Al-26 data, H.Nagai et al., Papers 14th Symp. Ant. Met., NIPR Tokyo, 1989, p.101 (abs.). Oxygen isotopic composition, R.N.Clayton et al., GCA, 1991, 55, p.2317. Petrographic shock classification, D.St