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Allegan (meteorite)

Allegan
Type Chondrite
Class Ordinary chondrite
Group H5
Country United States
Region Michigan
Coordinates [1]
Observed fall Yes
Fall date July 10, 1899
TKW 32 kg

Allegan is an H chondrite meteorite that fell to earth on July 10, 1899 in Michigan, United States.[2] It belongs to the petrologic type 5. As of 1964, it was one of only seven known meteorites to land in Michigan.[3] Allegan weighed around fifty pounds after its landing.[4]

Classification

It is classified as H5-ordinary chondrite.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b AlleganMeteoritical Bulletin Database:
  2. ^ "THE ALLEGAN METEORITE" -Los Angeles Times
  3. ^ "Doorstep is Prized Exhibit" - The Owosso Argus-Press
  4. ^ "Abbreviated Telegrams" - Aurora Daily Express

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