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Losttown
Basic information Name: Losttown
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1868
Country: United States
Mass:help 3 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IID
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IID
Recommended:  Iron, IID    [explanation]

This is 1 of 24 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IID.   [show all]
Search for other: IID irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
Buchwald The following entries were found for Losttown in Buchwald (1975)
[Buchwald, Vagn F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press, 1418 pp.]
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References: Never published in the Meteoritical Bulletin
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Public domain photographs:
Laurence Garvie, CMS, ASU   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (34° 15'N, 84° 30'W)
     Recommended::   (34° 15'N, 84° 30'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 26 approved meteorites from Georgia, United States
     This is 1 of 1834 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Cherokee County (In NHM Cat)

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