|Basic information||Name: Southampton|
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Mass: 3.58 kg
This is 1 of 38 approved meteorites classified as Pallasite. [show all]
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Writeup from MB 87:
Bruce, Ontario, Canada
Found 2001 April 26
A single 3.58 kg stone was recovered by Mr. Carl Young while walking along the beach of Lake Huron. Classification (N. MacRae, S. Kissin, UWO): olivine, Fo87.5; metal Ni 94.7 mg/g, Co 5.15 mg/g, As 18.5 µg/g, Au 2.12 µg/g, Cr <2 µg/g, Cu 144 µg/g, Ga 17.2 µg/g, Ge 77.8 µg/g, Ir 0.137 µg/g, Pt <0.4 µg/g, Re <5.6 ng/g, Sb <30 ng/g, W 190 ng/g. Specimens: main mass property of finder and currently held at UWO, type specimen, 175.6 g, UWO.
UWO: Department of Earth Sciences, University of Western Ontario, 1151 Richmond St., London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5B7, Canada (institutional address; updated 4 Sep 2012)
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)|
This is 1 of 16 approved meteorites from Ontario, Canada (plus 5 impact craters)
This is 1 of 62 approved meteorites from Canada (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 31 impact craters)
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