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Klamath Falls
Basic information Name: Klamath Falls
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1952
Country: United States
Mass:help 17 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 38  (1966)  Iron
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIIF
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIIF
Recommended:  Iron, IIIF    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIIF.   [show all]
Search for other: IIIF irons, Metal-rich meteorites, and Iron meteorites
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Writeup from MB 38:
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CORRECTION
A letter from Jean LaPaz. Secretary of the Institute of Meteoritics (Albuquerque, USA) October 3, 1966, reports that the weight of the Oregon iron meteorite, USA is 12.961 kg, not 12.961 gr. (Met. Bull. No. 37, 1966).
Buchwald The following entries were found for Klamath Falls 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. 38, Moscow (1966) reprinted Met. 5, 85-109 (1970)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (42° 10'N, 121° 51'W)
     Recommended::   (42° 10'N, 121° 51'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6 approved meteorites from Oregon, United States (plus 2 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1781 approved meteorites from United States (plus 352 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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Synonyms: Oregon (In NHM Cat)

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