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Ordinary chondrite meteorite

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A major class of chondrites, distinguished by sub-solar Mg/Si and refractory/Si ratios, oxygen isotope compositions that plot above the terrestrial fractionation line, and a large volume percentage of chondrules, with only 10-15 vol% fine-grained matrix.

Meteoritical Society Code: OC



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Classification of Ordinary chondrite meteoriteHide

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Recorded finds for Ordinary chondrite meteoriteHide

This map shows a selection of recorded finds that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.

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- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Afghanistan
 
  • Kandahar Province (Qandahar Province)
    • Kandahar District
[L6 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
Algeria
 
  • Adrar Province
[L/LL3.10 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
  • Bouira Province
[L6 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
  • Sétif Province
[L5 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
  • Tamanghasset Province
    • Tamanrasset
      • Aguemour
[H3.9 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
    • Tanezrouft
[H6 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
Angola
 
  • Cunene Province
[H5 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
  • Huambo Province
    • Jolomba
[LL6 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
Antarctica
 
  • Eastern Antarctica
    • Adélie Land
[L5 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
    • American Highland
      • Grove Mts
[L5 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
[L6 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
    • Queen Maud Land (Dronning Maud Land)
      • Queen Fabiola Mts (Yamato Mts)
[L6 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
    • Transantarctic Mts
      • Buckley Island quadrangle
        • Lewis Cliff
[L3.1 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
[L3 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
[L3.0 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
    • Victoria Land
      • Allan Hills
[H4/5 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
[L3.2 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
[L4 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
[H6 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
[LL3.7 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
      • Elephant Moraine
[LL3.7 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
      • Mount Wisting
[H3.3 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
      • Outback Nunataks
        • Miller Butte
[L5 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
Australia
 
  • New South Wales
    • Evelyn Co.
[H6 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
  • South Australia
    • Western Region
      • Nullarbor Plain
[L4 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
  • Western Australia
    • Dundas Shire
      • North Haig
        • Sleeper Camp
[L6 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
Brazil
 
  • Minas Gerais
[L6 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
Cameroon
 
  • Adamaoua Region
[LL6 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
China
 
  • Anhui Province
    • Bozhou Prefecture
      • Qiaocheng District
        • Xiaoyanzhuang
[LL3.9 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
France
 
  • Ile-de-France
    • Essonne
[H5 chondrite meteorite] A. Jambon, UPVI; R. Hewins, C. Fieni and B. Zanda, MNHNP; E. Dransart, EMTT
  • Normandy
    • Orne
      • L'Aigle
[L6 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
  • Nouvelle-Aquitaine
    • Charente
[LL6 chondrite meteorite] Boutry Collection
  • Occitanie
    • Gers
      • Barbotan
[H5 chondrite meteorite] Boutry Collection
    • Haute-Garonne
      • Ausson
[L5 chondrite meteorite] Boutry Collection
  • Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
    • Alpes-Maritimes
      • Saint-Martin-Vésubie
[L4-6 chondrite meteorite] from description
Germany
 
  • Saxony
    • Oberlausitz
      • Königsbrück
[H/L4 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
Hungary
 
  • Somogy Co.
    • Somogyi Hills
      • Mike
[L6 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
India
 
  • Himachal Pradesh
    • Kangra district
[LL3 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
  • Madhya Pradesh
[H3.8 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
  • Uttar Pradesh
[LL3.15 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
Italy
 
  • Emilia-Romagna
    • Modena Province
      • Albareto
[L/LL4 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
  • Piedmont
    • Cuneo Province
      • Gesso Valley
        • Valdieri
          • Terme di Valdieri
            • Valscura Lake
[H5 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
Mexico
 
  • Zacatecas
    • Tepechitlán
[LL5 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
Mongolia
 
  • Govi-Altay Aimag (Govi-Altai Aimag; Gobi-Altay Aimag)
    • Altai
[LL3-6 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
Morocco
 
  • Béni Mellal-Khénifra Region
    • Azilal Province
[LL6 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
    • Béni Mellal Province
[H5 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
  • L'oriental Region
    • Figuig Province
      • Beni Tajite (Bni Tadjite; Beni Tajjite)
[L4 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
  • Marrakech-Safi Region
    • Ben Guerir
[LL6 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
  • Souss-Massa Region
    • Tata Province
[LL6 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
[LL5/6 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
Northwest Africa Meteorites
 
[L6 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
[LL3 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
[L3.1 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
[L3-6 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
Norway
 
  • Hedmark
    • Ringsaker
      • Lake Mjøsa
[L5 chondrite meteorite] Griffin, W. L. & Jorgensen, K. A. (1979). The Grefsheim /Norway/ meteorite - A new L5 chondrite: Meteoritics 14 (1): 117-120. (March 1979).
Oman
 
  • Al Wusta Region
    • Sayh al Uhaymir
[L5 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
  • Dhofar Governorate (Al Janubiyah Province)
[L6 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
Russia
 
  • Urals Region
    • Southern Urals
      • Chelyabinsk Oblast'
[LL5 chondrite meteorite] Ruzicka, A. et al. (2015): The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 102. [Published online August 2015]
Sahara Desert
 
[L3 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
Spain
 
  • Asturias
    • Cangas de Onís
[H5 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
Ukraine
 
  • Donetsk (Donets'k) Oblast'
[L5 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
USA
 
  • Colorado
    • Lincoln Co.
[L6/7 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
    • Yuma Co.
[L5 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
  • Connecticut
    • Hartford Co.
      • Wethersfield
[L6 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
[L6 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
  • Kansas
    • Scott Co.
[L6 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
[H6 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
  • New Mexico
    • Colfax Co.
[H3-6 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
  • Texas
    • Fayette Co.
[H4 chondrite meteorite] From description
    • Terry Co.
[H5 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
Western Sahara
 
[H3-5 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
Zambia
 
  • Southern Province
    • Monze
[L6 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
Zimbabwe
 
  • Mashonaland East
    • Murehwa District
[LL6 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
  • Masvingo
[H3-5 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
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