|Basic information||Name: Thule|
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1955
Mass: 48.6 kg
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THULE . Near air base at Thule in Folstenkolmfiord, North Greenland; (φ = 76° 32' N, λ = 67°33'W.
FOUND, summer 1955.
IRON, medium structure octahedrite.
1 specimen, weight 48.6 kg.
Reference: Vagn Buchwald. The Iron Meteorite «Thule», North Greenland published in Geoch. et Cosmoch. Acta, 1961, v. 25, pp. 95-98.
|Buchwald||The following entries were found for Thule in Buchwald (1975)
[Buchwald, Vagn F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press, 1418 pp.]
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 23, Moscow (1962)|
This is 1 of 3 approved meteorites from Nordgronland, Greenland
This is 1 of 4 approved meteorites from Greenland (plus 1 unapproved name)
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