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Thule
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
Country: Greenland
Mass:help 48.6 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 23  (1962)  Iron
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIIAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIIA
Recommended:  Iron, IIIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 292 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIIAB.   [show all]
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Writeup from MB 23:
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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.]
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 23, Moscow (1962)
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Geography:

Greenland
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (76° 32'N, 67° 33'W)
     Recommended::   (76° 32'N, 67° 33'W)

Statistics:
     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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