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Seymour
Basic information Name: Seymour
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1940
Country: United States
Mass:help 25.9 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 29  (1964)  Iron
MB 31  (1964)  Iron-octahedrite w/troilite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIICD
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IAB-MG
Recommended:  Iron, IAB-MG    [explanation]

This is 1 of 85 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IAB-MG.   [show all]
Search for other: IAB complex irons, Metal-rich meteorites, and Iron meteorites
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 29:
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Mr. Brandon Barringer (Philadelphia, USA) reports in a letter of December 4, 1963 the discovery of 26 kg iron meteorite near Marshfield, Missouri, USA, by Claude Dicson some forty years ago on his farm.


Writeup from MB 31:
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DISCOVERY OF SEYMOUR IRON METEORITE, USA

Name: SEYMOUR.

The place of fall or discovery: 10 km NNW of Seymour, Webster County, Missouri, USA; φ = 37°15' N, λ = 92°47' W.

Date of fall or discovery: FOUND about 1940, but not reported until 1963.

Class and type: IRON, octahedrite containing large nodules of troilite.

Number of individual specimens: 1.

Total weight: 25.9 kg.

Circumstances of the fall or discovery: Found by Claude Dickson while plowing.

Source: Report of Prof. W. F. Read (Appleton, USA) in a letter, 111.30, 1964 (see also the Meteoritical Bulletin, No 29, 1964, p. 4).

Buchwald The following entries were found for Seymour 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. 29, Moscow (1964)
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 31, Moscow (1964)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (37° 14' 15"N, 92° 47' 13"W)
     Recommended::   (37° 14' 15"N, 92° 47' 13"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 23 approved meteorites from Missouri, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1738 approved meteorites from United States (plus 355 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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Synonyms: Marshfield (In NHM Cat)

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