O's..ARN's History of Meteorites
 1996,2006 Astronomical Research Network          

Oak.........................................31'35' S., 127'42' E.   
Nullarbor Plain, Western Australia, Australia
Found 1968
Stone.  Olivine-hypersthene chondrite (L5).
A partially weathered 75.3g mass was found about 20 miles NW. of 
Mundrabilla homestead .

Oakley......................................42'20' N., 113'42' W
Cassia County, Idaho, U.S.A.
Found 1926
Iron.  Octahedrite, coarse (1.4mm) (IIIF).
A mass of about 111kg was found. 
Analysis, 7.32 %Ni, 7-20 ppm,Ga, 1.13 ppm.Ge, 5.5 ppm. Ir.

Oakley......................................38'57' N., 101'1' W
Logan County, Kansas, U.S.A.
Found 1895
Stone.  Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H6).
A stone of 61lb was ploughed up 15 miles SW. of Oakley.
Analysis,  26.5  %  total iron . 

Oasis State Park...........................34'13'42' N., 103'21'30' W.
Roosevelt County, New Mexico, U.S.A.
Found 1968
Stone.  Chondrite.
Listed, total known weight 606g .

Oberlin.....................................39'48' N., 100'31' W.
Decatur County, Kansas, U.S.A.
Found 1911, approx., recognized 1935
Stone. Olivine-hypersthene chondrite, amphoterite (LL5).
One stone of 5.5lb was found .

Obemkirchen.................................52'16' N., 9'6' E.
Biickeberg, Rinteln, Niedersachsen, Gemiany
Found 1863, known before this year
Iron.  Octahodrite, fine (0.26mm) (IVA).
A mass of about 41kg was found in a quarry on the Biickeberg, 15ft 
below the surface.  Recognized as meteoritic in 1863.  Analysis, 7.33 
%Ni, 1.80 ppm.Ga, 0.092 ppm.Ge, 3.2 ppm.Ir.  Description, shocked, 
partially melted and recrystallised .

Oberon Bay..................................39'4' S., 146'21' E.
Wilson's Promontory, Victoria, Australia
Found 1962, approx.
Stone. Olivine-hypersthene chondrite, amphoterite (LL6).
A mass of 179g was found in a sand blow away from the coast.  
Analysis , 18.43 % total iron .

Obomiki.....................................52'40' N., 16'50' E.   
Poland
Found 1955, known in this year
Doubtful.  Iron.
Two pieces found near Obemiki, 30km NNW. of Poznan, and now lost 

Ochansk.....................................57'47' N., 55'16' E.
Perm, Federated SSR, USSR,
Fell 1887, August 30, 1300 hrs            
Stone.  Olivine-bronzite  chondrite  (H4),  breeciated.
After appearance of luminous meteor and detonations, a shower of 
stones of total weight about 500kg, the largest weighing 115kg, fell in 
the village of Tabory, near Okhansk.  A stoneof 180g shows minute 
pores in the crust, probably due to the escape of gases while the 
surface was fused.  Analysis, 27.08 % total iron .

Ocotillo....................................32'50' N., 116'04' W
Imperial County, Califorina, USA
Found 1990                                  
Iron,   coarse octahedrite  (IAB)
One mass of 28.757 kg was found by Bill Hanna about 5 miles N of 
Ocotillo.  Analysis 7.0 % Ni, 0.43% Co, 0.46% P 112 ppm Cu 74 ppm 
Ga, 13.9 ppm As, 2.6 ppm Ir, 4.9 ppm Pt, 1.65 ppm Au. 
Main mass with James Schwade.

Oczeretna...................................49'19' N.,  31'31' E.
Lipovets, Kiev,Tjkraine, USSR,
Found 1871
Stone.  Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H4), veined.
A stone of about 130g was obtained by the BM. from Count Yhnski in 
1875.  A label (signed H. Lazzerini) with it, stated that it was found at 
Oczeretna in the spring of 1871.  The stone is similar to stones of the  
Pultusk fall and is possibly identical. 

Odessa......................................31'43' N., 102'24' W.
Ector County, Texas, U.S.A.
Found 1922, before this year                 
Iron.  Octahedrite,  coarse  (1.7mm)  (IA).
A mass of about 1kg, cut from a larger mass.  There is a well 
developed meteorite crater at the place of fall, and many small pieces 
of metal (one of 300g) and much iron shale were found on the crater 
rim.  The shreibersite was also analysed.  Contains silicate inclusions .  
Contains native copper, analysis, 7.2 %Ni, 74.7 ppm.Ga, 285 ppm.Ge, 
2.2 ppm.Ir.  Noble gases, shock effects .

Odessa......................................46'30' N., 30'46' E.
Ukraine, USSR, 
Found 1960, June
Stone.  Olivine-bronzite  chondrite  (H4).
A stone of 1926g was found on the surfare on the outskirts of Odessa 

O'Donnell...................................3254.733'N 10155.120'W 
Dawson County, Texas, USA 
Found 1992 spring 
Ordinary chondrite (H5) 
A 12.7 kg stone was found by a farmer who was plowing a cotton field. 
Classification and mineralogy (A. Rubin, UCLA):
olivine, Fa18.6; shock stage, S2; weathering grade W2. 
Specimens: Main mass, Cott; type specimen, 235.5 g, UCLA.

Oesede......................................52'17' N., 8'3' E.
Osnabriick, Niedersachsen, Germany
Fell 1927, December 30, 1130 hrs
Stone.  Olivine-bronzite  chondrite  (H5).
A mass of 3600g fell, but only 1400g were preserved.

Oesel.......................................58'30' N., 23'0' E.
Saaremaa, Estonian SSR, USSR,
Fell 1855, May 11, 1530 hrs
Stone.  Ohvine-hypersthene chondrite (L6).
After detonations, several stones appear to have fallen on
Oesel island and in the sea, but only about 6kg of fragments
of one stone were preserved.  Analysis, 22.58 % total iron .

Ofeherte....................................47'53' N., 22'2' E.
Nyiregyhaza, Szabolcs, Hungary
Fell 1900, July 25
Stone.  Olivine-hypersthene chondrite (L).
A stone of 3.75kg fell .

Ogallala....................................41'10' N., 101'40' W
Keith County, Nebraska, U.S.A.
Found 1918
Iron.  Octahedrite, coarse (1.6mm) (IA).
A mass of 3300g was ploughed up in 1918, 3.5 miles NE. of Ogallala. 
Shows a marked heating zone up to 4.5mm wide.
Analysis, 7.85 %Ni, 66.7 ppm.Ga, 266 ppm.Ge, 2.6  ppm. Ir.

Ogi.........................................33'17' N., 130'12' E
Saga, Kyushu, Japan
Fell 1741, June 8,1100 hrs        
Stone.  Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H6).
After sounds like thunder, four stones fell, one of about 5.6kg,
another  of 4.6kg, and the two others of about 2kg each.  
The two largest were for a long time among the offerings annually 
made in the temple in Ogi.  Analysis, 22.93 % total  iron .

Ohaba.......................................46'4' N., 23'35' E.   
Alba Iulia ,Transylvania, Romania
Fell 1857, October 11, 0015 hrs
Stone.  Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H5), veined.
After appearance of fireball, followed by detonations, a stone
of 16.25kg was found .

Ohuma.......................................6'45' N., 8'30' E
Igedde district, Benue province, Nigeria
Fell 1963, April 1 1
Stone.  Olivine-hypersthene chondrite (L5).
A stone of about 17lb fell and is in the Geol. Survey of Nigeria, 
Kaduna.  Analysis, 23.4 % total iron .

Ojuelos Altos...............................38'11' N., 5'24' W
Fuente Ovejuna, Cordoba, Spain
Fell 1926, December 10, 0930 hrs
Stone.  Olivine-hypersthene chondrite  (L6), brecciated.
A mass of 5850g fell 1km from the village.

Okabe.......................................36'11' N., 139'13' E.
Okabe-mura, Saitama, Honshu, Japan
Fell 1958, November 26, 1500 hrs, approx.
Stone.  Olivine-brunzite chundrite (H).
One stone of 194g was seen to fall. Analysis, 28.93 % total  iron .

Okahandja...................................21'59' S., 16'56' E.
Damaraland, Namibia
Found 1926, known before this year
Iron.  Hexahedrite (IIA).
A mass of about 14.5lb was found.  Analysis, 5.74 %Ni, 56.3 ppm.Ga, 
186 ppm.Ge, 10  ppm.Ir.  Description, slowly cooled, plastically 
deformed and subsequently shocked .

Okano.......................................35'5' N., 135'12' E.
Sasayama, Taki, Hyogo, Honshu, Japan
Fell 1904, April 7, 0633 hrs
Iron.  Hexahedrite (IIA).
After the appearance of a fireball and detonations, a mass of
4742g was found   Analysis, 5.55 %Ni, 59.9 ppm.Ga, 180
ppm.Ge, 11 ppm.Ir.  Description, a normal hexahedrite, 

Okechobee...................................26'41' N., 80'48' W.
Palm Beach County, Florida, U.S.A.
Found 1916, before this year
Stone.  Olivine-hypersthene chondrite (L4).
Fragments weighing about 1kg were brought up in a net some 0.75 
miles from the shore .

Okniny......................................50'50' N., 25'30' E.
Krzemieniec, Volhynia, Ukraine, USSR,    
Fell 1834, January 8, 0930 hrs
Stone.Olivine-hypergthene chondrite, amphoterite (LL6), brecciated.
With the usual phenomena, a stone of about 12kg fell .

Oktibbeha County............................33'30' N., 89' W.    
Mississippi, U.S.A.
Found 1854, approx.
Iron.  Anomalous (IB).
A mass of 156g was found in an Indian tumulus.  Considered as 
doubtfully meteoritic, but confirmed as meteoritic, with the highest Ni 
content of metal, 60%, and of schreibersite, (FeO.7Ni2.3)P, of any 
meteorite.  Analysis, 58.5 %Ni, 3.6 ppm.Ga, 9.0  ppm.Ge, 0.026  
ppm.Ir .

Old Dominion Mine Mining site ..............3451.575' 11613.268'
San Bernardino, CA  10/13/2000 
H4 S2 W3 19.8  1.8 . James Tobin 9.1 LA14

Oldenburg...................................52'57' N., 8'10' E.
Niedersachsen, Germany
Fell 1930, September 10, 1415 hrs
Stone.  Olivine-hypersthene chondrite (L6).
Two stones fell, one of 4840g at Bissel, 23km south of Oldenburg,  
and one of 11730g at Beverbruch, 4.4km to the  N.W.

Oldfield River..............................33' S., 121' E.
West Point Farm, Ravensthorpe District, Western
Australia, Australia
Found 1972, approx.
Stone.  Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H5).
A single stone was found in sandy soil on West Point Farm
on the Oldfield River.  A portion of the stone is held by the owner of 
the farm, the remainder is in the West. Austr. Mus. 
Analysis, 28.5 % total iron .

Old Homestead 001...........................31'10' S, 127'45' E
Nullabor,Western Australia
Found 1991 June
Achondrite ,  Howardite
Two specimens with a total weight of 783g were found.
Clastic texture with mineral, Glass, and rock fragments. Information 
and main mass David New .  
Old Homestead  002  L5/6

Old Woman...................................34'28' N., 115'14' W.
Old  Woman  Mountains,  San  Bernardino  County,
California, U.S.A.
Found 1976
Iron.  Octahedrite, coarsest (10mm) (IIB).
A large single mass of 2733kg was found on the western slopes of the 
Old Woman Mountains.  Analysis, 5.71 %Ni, 58.5 ppm.Ga, 190 
ppm.Ge, 0.80 ppm Ir .

Oliva-Gandia................................39'0' N., 0'2' W .
Valencia , Spain
Fell 1520, May 26
Stone
Three stones fell between Gandia and Oliva but it is doubtful
any is now preserved.

Olivenza....................................38'43' N., 7'4' W .
Badajoz, Spain
Fell 1924, June 19, 0800 hrs
Stone.  Olivine-hypersthene chondrite, amphoterite (LL5).
After appearance of white cloud, with trajectory NNE. SSW., and 
detonations, five stones of total weight estimated at 150kg fell and 
broke into numerous pieces.  Lightly shocked .

Oliver......................................41'12' N., 103'41' W.
Kimball County, Nebraska, USA
Found July 1984
Stone. Olivine hypersthene chondrite ( L6 ) .
A single , wholly crusted, 6.69 kg mass was found in a field.  The crust 
is very fresh and dark, contrasting with the yello grey, slightly oxidized 
interior of the stone.  

Olmedilla de Alarcen........................39'34' N., 2'6' W.
Cuenca, Spain
Fell 1929, February 26, 1200 hrs
Stone.  Olivine-bronzitc chondrite  (H5), veined, xenolithie.
Several stones fell, one in Valverdejo district, the others in Olmedilla  
de Alarcen.  Eight were  recovered, four of which weighed 14, 13, 2 
and 2lb. 

Olton.......................................34'10'2' N., 102'8'1' W.
Lamb County, Texas, U.S.A.
Found 1948
Stone.  Chondrite.
Listed, total known weight 953g .

Oman Meteorites 
(39 meteorites) 
Oman 
Found 1999-2000 
Thirty-nine meteorites (Table 5) were found during field work in the desert 
of Oman by people searching for meteorites. Notle finds were two lunar meteorites 
(Dhofar 025 and 026), three Martian basalts (Dhofar 019, Sayh al Uhaymir 005 and 008), 
a CK3 (Dhofar 015), a howardite (Dhofar 018), a cumulate eucrite (Dhofar 007), 
and a highly unequilibrated H3 chondrite (Dhofar 008). 
Four large meteorite showers were recognized. The existing H4 chondrite known as 
Jiddat al Harasis will now take on the synonym Jiddat al Harasis (JaH) 001. 
JaH 002 and 003 may be paired with each other; they were found within 25-50 km 
of the Ghubara (L5) fall site, but both are less shocked that Ghubara and are 
probably not paired with it.

Oman Meteorites (262 more).............

Omolon......................................64'1.2' N., 161'48.5' E
Magadan, Russia
Fell May 16, 1981 , 5:10 
Stony iron, Pallasite
A mass of 250kg was found in 1983 by Reindeer- breeder L. Tynavie.
He observed  the falll on May 16, 1981. there is a report from a 
meteorological station of a bright fireball this date 5:10 in the
same region. The meteorite was recovered in june 1990.

Onello..................................... 6270' N, 13740' E
Yakutiya, Russia
Found 1997
Iron, ataxite (ungrouped)
48 fragments totaling 164 g,thelargestweighting17g,were found
in a gold placer located on the Onello River.  Description and
composition (A. Kopylova, YIGS; M. Nazarov, Vernad):  fragments
are heavily weathered and consist of very fine plessitic intergrowths
of kamacite and taenite; rare grains of troilite and phosphides are
present; bulk composition, Co = 0.65 wt%, Ni = 21.7 wt%, Ga =
1.3 ppm, Ir = 0.6 ppm, Au = 4.5 ppm.  See Kopylova et al. (1999)for
more information.  Specimens: main mass, 149 g (46 fragments),
YIGS; 10 g, Vernad.

Opava.......................................49'58' N., 17'54' E.
Severomoravsky, Czechoslovakia
Found 1925
Iron.  Hexahedrite.
Four pieces of 7.4, 5.8, 1.0 and 0.1 kg were found 80cm below the 
surface in a loess deposit on the Kylesovsky hill.
Analysis,  5.6  % Ni .

Ophara......................................32'7'24' S, 141'4'47' E
Ophara Blocks Station, County Yancowinna, Broken Hill,New S. Wales , Austrlia
Found 1983, Octomber 7
Stone. Ordinary Chondrite (H4)
A single mass weighing 85.4 g was found on a claypan while hunting
for tektites, 1 km west of the Ophara Hut ruins near the Cockburn to
Triple Chance road. 

Orange River................................30' S., 25' E.   
Orange River district, Orange Free State, South Africa
Found 1855                                
Iron.  Octahedrite, medium (1.35mm) (IIIB).
A mass of 328lb, sent by a farmer of the Orange River district, was 
brought to London in August 1855 .  Analysis, 8.46 %Ni, 21.2 ppm.Ga,  
43.7 ppm.Ge, 0.12 ppm.Ir  Description, shock-hardened .

Orange River................................29'40' S., 24'13' E.
Cape Province, South Africa
Fell 1887, September 8
Doubtful.  Stone.  Chondrite.
A fragment of 8g of this doubtful stone in Vienna (Naturhist. Mus.) .

Orgueil.....................................43'53' N., 1'23' E.
Montauban, Tam-et-Garonne, France
Fell 1864, May 14, 2000 hrs                     
Stone.  Carbonaceous chondrite, type I (C1).
After appearance of a luminous meteor and detonations,
about 20 stones, the largest of the size of a man's head, but
most as large as a fist, fell over an area of 2 square miles.
Compounds and alleged fossils in this meteorite is summarized, with 
an analysis, 19.47 % total iron, Magnetite formation conditions, 
Magnetite and sulphide have very old I-Xe  age, U-Pb-, Pre-solar 
component .

Oriang......................................24' N., 76' E.   
Malwa region, Madhya Pradesh, India
Fell 1825, January 16
Doubtful..
A meteorite is said to have fallen and to have  killed  a  man
and injured a woman, but the evidence is not conclusive.

Orimattila..................................60'35' N., 25'35' E.
Mallusjoki, Socken, Finland
Found 1974
Stone.  Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H4).
One weathered  individual of 1.872kg was found at about 1m
depth in moraine gravel .

Orlovka.....................................56'0' N., 76'45' E.
River Ui, Federated SSR, USSR,   
Found 1928
Stone.  Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H5).
One stone, 40.5kg, was ploughed up near Orlovka, on  the river Ui, a 
tributary of the Irtysh, 120km east of Tara. 
Analysis, 27.96 % total iron .

Ornans.......................................47'7' N., 6'9' E.
Doubs, France
Fell 1868, July 11, 1915 hrs
Stone.  Carbonaceous chondrite, type III (CO3).
After detonations, a stone of about 6kg fell and broke into two pieces.  
Chosen as representative of one of the two sub types of type III 
carbonaceous chondrites.  Analysis, 23.97 % total iron, Noble gases in 
separated minerals . 

Oro Grande..................................32'22'18' N., 106'15'30' W.
New Mexico, U.S.A.
Found 1971
Stone.  Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H5).
A 513g stone was found in a gravel driveway 10 miles W. of 
Orogrande.  The finder, Mr. T.C. Wilton, speculates that the meteorite 
was brought in with the gravel for the driveway.

Oroville....................................39'41' N., 121'38' W.
Butte County, California, U.S.A.
Found 1893
Iron.  Octahedrite, medium (0.85mm) (IIIB).
A mass of 54lb was found 10 miles N. of Oroville.  Analysis, 8.36 %Ni,  
20.3 ppm.Ga, 40.7 ppm.Ge, 0.053  ppm.Ir.  Description, intensely 
deformed and fissured .

Ortenau.....................................48'30' N., 8' E.  
Baden-Wiirttemberg, Germany
Fell 1671, February 27, 1200 hrs
Stone,
A mass of 10lb, grey inside, with a black crust, was seen to
fall in the district of Ortenau, near Offenburg .

Orvinio.....................................42'8' N., 12'56' E.
Rieti, Lazio, Italy
Fell 1872, August 31, 0515 hrs
Stone. Olivine-hypersthene chondrite (L6), brecciated,  black.
After appearance of fireball and detonations, several stones
appear to have fallen, of which six "fragments" were found.
The total weight was 3.4kg and the largest piece weighed 1.2kg .

Oscuro Mountains............................33'38' N., 106'23' W.
Socorro County, New Mexico, U.S.A.
Found 1895
Iron, Octahedrite, coarse (1.8nim) (IA).
Three pieces of about 3.5, 3.25, and 1.25lb were found in the
eastern foothills.  Analysis, 6.55 %Ni, 91.0 ppm.Ga, 359 ppm.Ge, 2.6 
ppm.Ir.  Cosmically reheated, then annealed at low temperature .

Oshkosh.....................................44'4'37' N., 88'33'46' W.
Winnebago County, Wisconsin, U.S.A.
Found 1961
Stone.  Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H).
About a dozen small fragments were picked up from the
surface of a field, the largest being about 2" in diameter.
Total weight 144g.  

Osseo.......................................47'38' N., 80'5' W.
Timiskaming, Ontario, Canada
Found 1931
Iron  Octahedrite, coarse (2.mm) (IA).
A mass of 46.3kg was found.
Analysis, 6.44 %Ni, 91.7 ppm.Ga, 450 ppm.Gc, 5.4 ppm. Ir.

Osterplana..................................58'35' N., 13'26' E.
Osterplana quarry, Kinnekulle,Skaraborg, Sweden
Found 1987
Stone Chondrite
Reported as a clast in Ordovician limestone.

Otchinjau...................................16'30' S., 14' E.  
Cunene, Angola
Found 1919
Iron.  Octahedrite, fine (0.3mm) (IVA).
A mass of 30kg was found in 1919 by J. d'Almeida.
Analysis, 7.82 %Ni, 2.13 ppm.Ga, 0. 1 17 ppm.Ge, 2.6 ppm.Ir.
Shock-hardened,  unannealed .

Oteroy......................................58'53' N., 9'24' E.
Kragero, Norway
Fell 1928, October 15, 1500 hrs
Stone.  Olivine-hypersthene chondrite (L6).
About 246g of fragments were collected . 

Otinapa.....................................24'11' N, 105'2' W
Durango, Mexico
Found 1986                     
Stony-iron. Pallasite
A single 8.4 kg mass was found about 40 miles west of Durango, 
Mexico, possibly near Otinapa. Main mass Robert Haag.

Otis........................................38'32' N., 99'3' W.
Rush County, Kansas, U.S.A.
Found 1940
Stone.  Olivine-hypersthene chondrite (L6)
A mass of 2.6kg was found, 40K-40Ar age of separated feldspar,
4230 m.y. is significantly greater than that of pyroxene, olivine and 
bulk meteorite, 2240-2390 m.y., suggesting diffusion loss of 40Ar from 
this find .

Otomi.......................................38'24' N., 140'21' E.
Kita Murayama, Yamagata, Honshu, Japan
Fell 1867, May 24
Stone.  Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H).
A stone of 6.5kg fell.

Ottawa......................................38'36' N., 95'13' W.
Franklin County, Kansas, U.S.A.
Fell 1896, April 9, 1815 hrs                    
Stone. Olivine-hypersthene chondrite, amphoterite (LL6) brecciated.
The fall was described  in  the Ottawa Weekly Times of April 16, 1896.  
The single stone of 840g which fell passed into the possession of  
C.S.  Bement.  Analysis, 21.24 % total iron .

Otto........................................3510'N 10559'W 
Santa Fe County, New Mexico, USA 
Found 1970 January 15 
Ordinary chondrite (H5) 
A 28 g chondrite was found by Howard Elam who was searching for meteorites 
in the desert east of Albuquerque. 
Classification and mineralogy (P. Sipiera and Y. Kawachi, Harper): 
olivine, Fa19.8; Fs17.3Wo1.5; weathering grade, W2. 
Specimens: main mass, 24 g, DuPont.

Ouallen.....................................24'10' N., 0'5' E.
Tanezrouft, Sahara Occidental, Algeria
Found 1936, February
Stone.  Olivine'bronzite chondrite (H).
13 fragments were found in the desert at 24'10'N., 0'5'E., about 135km 
WSW. of Ouallen, 11 weighing 4849g in one place, and two weighing 
325g some hundreds of metres away. 

Oubari......................................26'48' N., 13'35' E.
Fezzan, Libya
Found 1944, September 27
Stone.Olivine-hypersthene chondrite, amphoterite (LL6) brecciated.
A broken stone was found 2km from Gabron.  The fragments total 8kg, 
the largest being  2156g. 

Oued el Hadjar............................ 3010.80' N, 634.63' W
Morocco
Fell 1986 March
Ordinary chondrite (LL6)
Nomads heard a loud whistle and saw a 1215.5 g stone fall 200 m
from their tent.  The stone was broken into many pieces (sacrificed
on an altar) 15 days later during a wedding ceremony.  Mineralogy
and classification (A. Sexton, OU):  olivine, Fa30.0; pyroxene, Fs22.0;
shock stage, S2; weathering grade, W0/1.  Specimens:  18.6 g, OU;
main mass with anonymous finder.

Oufrane.....................................28'17'45' N., 0'1'30' E.
Tademait, Algeria
Found     1969
Stone.  Olivine-hypersthene chondrite (L).
Two well-preserved stones, 335g and 205g, were found 95m apart, 
31km SSW. of the village of Oufrane, which is 57km NNE. of the city 
of Adrar.  Two stones probably fell on the morning of January 10, 
1969.  A few weeks before their recovery (February 4) .

Oum Dreyga ................................2418'N, 136'W
Gour Lafkah, Western Sahara
Fell 200316 October, 02:00 UT
Ordinary chondrite (H3-5)
On 16 October 2003, Moroccan soldiers stationed in Western
Sahara saw a meteorite falling on Gour Lafkah Mountains, south
of Zbayra, about 21 km from Oum Dreyga. The meteorite fell
near a 670 km long wall built in 1985, protected by antipersonnel
mines, and guarded by soldiers. About 17kg were recovered.
Stones from this fall were later brought to Moroccan dealers.
Most of them have been collected after a rainfall and are thus
slightly oxidized. However, some fragments have been picked up
soon after the fall; these are very fresh. Fragments have been sold
under the names Amgala and Gor Lefcah. Classification and
mineralogy (M. Bourot-Denise, MNHNP): very fresh, with a
black fusion crust; H3-5 breccia 
(Fa16.7 6.0; 19.5  0.8; Fs14.4  4.4; 17.4 
1.3), S4, W0. Specimens: type specimen 20 g and two polished
mounts, MNHNP; one 1 kg complete stone and 30 fragments
totalling 862 g with Philippe Thomas. 

Ourique.....................................37'36.5' N., 8'16.8' W.
Baixo Alentejo, Portugal
Fell December 28, 1998 (00:50 UT)
Ordinary Chondrite (H4)
Several stones with a total mass of ~ 5kg were found along a rural path
by Antonio Silva two days after the fall was observered. 
Crater in road and meteotite left there for months!

Ouzina......................................3048'N 411'W 
Morocco, near Algerian border 
Found 1999 April 
Rumuruti-type chondrite (R4) 
A 642 g stone was found by a Bedouin. 
Classification and mineralogy (M. Killgore, SWML; A. Rubin, UCLA):
chondrules (0.4 to 1 mm) well-defined, but matrix and 
chondrule mesostasis recrystallized; barred olivine and 
porphyritic chondrules abundant; average olivine, Fa40.1, with 0.18 wt% NiO; 
shock stage, S2; weathering grade,W4. 
Specimens: main mass, with a dealer who wishes to remain anonymous; 
Fectay; 120 g, SWML; type specimen, 27 g, FMNH.

Ovambo......................................18' S., 16' E.   
Amboland, Namibia
Fell 1900, approx.
Stone.  Olivine-hypersthene chondrite (L6).
A 56g stone was found amongst material in Professor Walter
Wahl's collection after his death.  The available information
indicates that after the fall a stone was found in the possession of 
natives from which a fragment was removed and passed via Finnish  
missionaries to Prof. Wahl.

Ovid........................................40'58' N., 102'24' W.
Sedgwick County, Colorado, U.S.A.
Found 1939, February
Stone.  Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H6).
One stone of 6.169kg  was found.  A second  mass was found 
subsequently.

Oviedo......................................43'24' N., 5'52' W.
Asturias, Spain
Fell 1856, August 5, 1745 hrs
Stone.  Olivine-hypersthene chondrite (L6).
After detonations, stones fell of which three fragments of 105, 50 and 
50g were recovered. 

Owasco......................................41'12' N, 103'41' W
Kimball County, Nebraska USA
Found 1984                                               
Stone Olivine-hypersthene chondrite (L6)
A total of 15 stones with a total weight of 168.4 kg were found by a 
farmer. Very weathered with no fusion crust and highly shocked.

Owens Valley................................37'28' N., 118'0' W.
Inyo County, California, U.S.A.
Found 1913
Iron.  Octahedrite, medium (1.2mm) (IIIB).
A mass of 425lb was found 22 miles NE. of Big Pine.
Analysis, 8.53 %Ni,  21.5  ppm.Ga, 45.9 ppm.Ge, 0.15  ppm.Ir,
Shock-hardened, then cosmically annealed and recrystallised .

Owrucz......................................51'20' N., 28'50' E.
Ukraine, USSR,
Fell 1775, or 1776
Stone.  Chondrite?.
Several stones fell, and one was preserved for a time but later lost.  
The actual place of the fall was probably Olenicze, 20 versts NNW, of 
Ovruch, approx. 51'29'N., 28'38'E.

Oxford......................................40'10' N., 99'40'W.
Fumas County, Nebraska, USA
Find 1985, September
Stone Chondrite Odrinary (H5)
Apx. 6Kg
A 6Kg stone was found by K. Johnson while ploughing.

Oyogos Yar..................................72'41' N., 143'32' E.
Arctic seaboard, Russia
Found 1990
Stone. Ordinary Chondrite (H4)
A highly weathered mass of 1.2kg was found by geologist V.K. Ryabchun
on a silty beach in the Oyogos Yar region.

Ozernoe.....................................54'54' N., 62'48' E.
Zaural'skij state farm, Al'menevo district, Kurgan region, USSR
Found August 1983
Stone Olivine hypersthene chondrite  (L6)
Two seperate masses with a total of 3.66 kg were found in a pasture in 
the Ozernoe district USSR. The second mass was found in 1985.

Ozona.......................................30'44' N., 101'18' W.
Crockett County, Texas, U.S.A.
Found 1929, recognized 1939         
Stone.  Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H6).
Several fragments, the largest 45kg, and totalling 127.5kg were found 

Ozren........................................44'36'45' N., 18'25'5' E
Bosnia, Yugoslavia
Found 1952
Iron.  Octahedrite, coarse (2mm) (IA).
One mass of about 3900g was found,Analysis, 6.73 %Ni .