|Basic information||Name: Albion|
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1966
Country: United States
Mass: 12.28 kg
This is 1 of 72 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Iron, IVA. [show all]
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Writeup from MB 81:
Whitman County, Washington State, USA
Iron, fine octahedrite (group IVA)
A single 12.28 kg mass was found on a wheat farm by K. Oliphant. Description and classification (C. F. Lewis, ASU; J. T. Wasson, UCLA): bulk composition, 8.20 wt% Ni, 2.04 ppm Ga; bandwidth ~0.3 mm; very similar to Gibeon in composition and appearance but contains vugs with botryoidal linings (see Marvin et al., 1996). Specimens: type specimen, ASU; main mass, unknown.
ASU: Center for Meteorite Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287-1404, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2012)
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 81, MAPS 32, A159-A166 (1997)|
This is 1 of 6 approved meteorites from Washington, United States (plus 1 unapproved name)
This is 1 of 1740 approved meteorites from United States (plus 355 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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