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Caddo County
Basic information Name: Caddo County
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1987
Country: United States
Mass:help 18 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 67  (1989)  IAB
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IAB-ung
Recommended:  Iron, IAB-ung    [explanation]

This is 1 of 47 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IAB-ung.   [show all]
Search for other: IAB complex irons, Metal-rich meteorites, and Iron meteorites
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Writeup from MB 67:
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Caddo County

Caddo County, Oklahoma, USA

Found 1987

Iron, with silicate inclusions (IAB).

A mass of about 35 lbs (16.13 kg) and about 5 lbs of fragments were found during ploughing by a farmer (H. Smith, P. O. Box 14218, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73113, USA). Classification from oxygen isotopic data (R. N. Clayton).

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 67, Meteoritics 24, 57-60 (1989)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (35° 0'N, 98° 20'W)
     Recommended::   (35° 0'N, 98° 20'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 40 approved meteorites from Oklahoma, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1727 approved meteorites from United States (plus 263 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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