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Holbrook Meteorite


Holbrook is the official name for this meteorite and it does not have an official abbreviation. Holbrook was an observed fall in United States in the year 1912 and has the meteorite classification of L/LL6. The total know weight is 220,000 grams.


Official Name:

Holbrook

Abbreviation:

-

Country:

United States

Fall:

Yes

Year:

1912

Class:

L/LL6

TKW:

220,000 grams

Bibliography:

- Banks,LW and Benny,M : "The day it rained rocks: a rare meteor shower over Holbrook in 1912 hurled fragments up to six miles across the desert", Arizona Highways, 20 August, 2001 - Foote,WM : "Preliminary note on the shower of meteoric stones near Holbrook, Navajo county, Arizona, July 19th, 1912, including a reference to the Perseid swarm of meteors visible from July 11th to August 22nd", Amer.J.Sci. 34, ser. IV, 437-456, 1912 - Mason,B and Wiik,HB : "The Holbrook, Arizona, chondrite.", Geochim.Cosmochim.Acta 21, 276-283, 1961 - Merrill,GP : "A recent meteorite fall near Holbrook, Navajo county, Arizona.", Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 60 no.9 / Publ. 2149, 4pp, 1912 - Gibson, E. K. : "Discovery of Another Meteorite Specimen from the 1912 Holbrook, Arizona Fall Site", Meteoritics, volume 5, number 1, page 57, 1970


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