Kansas Stone
Item: 159.1 Dimensions: 105 x 100 x 7 mm Weight: 196.8 g
Partial/complete: Complete slice
Cube: ~15mm x 15mm x 15mm ≈ 15mm3


Country: USA
Region: Kansas
Found: 1983
Group: Stone
Type: Ordinary Chondrite
Class: LL3.7
Total known weight: 40.8kg

A stone of 40.8kg was found while terracing a grain field; mineralogy and classification (A.Rubin, Univ. of California, Los Angeles), olivine Fa26.1, TL data (P.Benoit, Univ. of Arkansas), J.N.Grossman, Met. Bull. 80, MAPS, 1996, 31, p.A176. Noble gas data and exposure ages, E.Polnau et al., MAPS, 1996, 31, p.A109 (abs.). Mineral analysis, shock classification, TL and noble gas data; an unequilibrated genomict chondrite breccia consisting mainly of light recrystallized clast and dark clasts exhibiting significant silicate darkening, A.E.Rubin et al., MAPS, 1996, 31, p.925. Physical properties, G.J.Flynn et al., LPSC, 1999, 30, abs. #1073. ITL data, P.H.Benoit et al., MAPS, 2002, 37, p.793. Relative M