|Basic information||Name: Vermillion|
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1991
Country: United States
Mass: 34.36 kg
This is 1 of 6 approved meteorites classified as Pallasite, ungrouped. [show all]
Search for other: Metal-rich meteorites, Pallasites
|Comments:||Revised 26 May 2009: Classification from Wasson (2003)|
Writeup from MB 80:
Marshall County, Kansas, USA
Found 1991, May, recognized 1995
“Pyroxene pallasite” or iron with silicate inclusions
A mass of 34.36 kg was found by M. & G. Farrell while planting in a grain field. Described and classified as a “pyroxene pallasite” by Boesenberg et al. (1995). Specimens: main mass, M. & K. Killgore, Southwest Meteorite Lab, P.O. Box 95, Payson, AZ, 85547, USA; 1.57 kg, Natural History Museum, London; 1.15 kg UCLA; 0.45 kg Ariz. State Univ.; 1.14 kg Amer. Mus. Natural Hist., NY.
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 80, MAPS 31, A175-A180 (1996)|
This is 1 of 143 approved meteorites from Kansas, United States (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 1 impact crater)
This is 1 of 1740 approved meteorites from United States (plus 355 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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