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Aldama (a), IIIAB

Meteoritical Bulletin entry for Aldama (a). The iron’s medium-octahedral structure has been partly recrystallized by natural or artificial reheating, followed by rapid …

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Astoria, IIIAB

This IIIAB from South Dakota isn’t quite official yet.  The total known weight was ~24 kilograms.  The ~2 kilogram end-cut that was taken …

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Boxhole, IIIAB

The Boxhole meteorite crater is ~170 meters in diameter, and is a very well-preserved impact, supposedly dating to only around 5,500 years …

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Buffalo Gap, IAB-ungrouped

We wrote the Meteoritical Bulletin write-up for this iron; I can’t think of anything else to add. In short, it’s similar to …

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Bur-Abor, IIIAB

Bur-Abor is a special one for us.  Some ten or fifteen years ago, we contacted Eric Twelker regarding the Bur-Abor specimens on …

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Burns, IIIAB

The recovery of Burns is described fairly succinctly here, in the Meteoritical Bulletin write-up: The recovery of the meteorite was described in …

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Camp Wood, IIIAB

Meteoritical Bulletin entry for Camp Wood. Camp Wood is the largest  intact meteorite recovered in the US since Old Woman was found …

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Canyon Diablo, IAB-MG

Meteor Crater is one of the most famous impact craters on Earth (second, perhaps, to the 65 million year old Chicxulub Crater …

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Cape York, IIIAB

Cape York is one of the largest known meteorites, with a very colorful history.  The first reports in literature emerged in the …

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Chinga, Ungrouped

Per Monica Grady’s Catalogue of Meteorites (2000): Buchwald’s Handbook of Iron Meteorites contains a description of the find: Roy A. Gallant further …