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Anoka
Basic information Name: Anoka
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1961
Country: United States
Mass:help 1108 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 32  (1964)  Iron
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIICD
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IAB-sLM
Recommended:  Iron, IAB-sLM    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IAB-sLM.   [show all]
Search for other: IAB complex irons, Metal-rich meteorites, and Iron meteorites
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Writeup from MB 32:
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DISCOVERY OF ANOKA IRON METEORITE, USA

Name: ANOKA.

The place of fall or discovery: Anoka County, Minnesota, USA; φ = 45'12'N, λ =  93°26' W.

Date of fall or discovery: FOUND, 1961; recognized 1963.

Class and type: IRON, fine octahedrite.

Number of individual specimens: 1.

Total weight: 1.108 kg.

Circumstances of the fall or discovery: ---

Source: In Report of Dr. Glenn I. Huss (Denver, USA) in a letter IX.21 1964.

Buchwald The following entries were found for Anoka in Buchwald (1975)
[Buchwald, Vagn F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press, 1418 pp.]
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 32, Moscow (1964)
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United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (45° 12'N, 93° 26'W)
     Recommended::   (45° 12'N, 93° 26'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8 approved meteorites from Minnesota, United States
     This is 1 of 1735 approved meteorites from United States (plus 263 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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