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Page City
Basic information Name: Page City
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1980
Country: United States
Mass:help 13.63 kg
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  IVA
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IVA
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IVA
Recommended:  Iron, IVA    [explanation]

This is 1 of 82 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Iron, IVA.   [show all]
Search for other: Iron meteorites, IVA irons, and Metal-rich meteorites
Writeup from MB 83:

Page City

Thomas County, Kansas, USA

Found 1980

Iron, fine octahedrite (IVA)

A 13.63 kg iron meteorite was found by Ernest Kistler while he was plowing a field. Classification and description (J. Wasson, UCLA): bulk metal Co = 0.42 wt%, Ni = 9.55 wt%, Ga = 2.08 ppm, As = 14.3 ppm, Ir = 0.324 ppm, Au = 2.680 ppm. Specimens: 355 g, Cilz; 4 kg, Schwade; 403 g, NHMV; 78 g, UCLA.

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NHMV: Naturhistorisches Museum, Burgring 7, 1010 Wien, Austria, Austria; Website (institutional address; updated 18 Jan 2019)
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
Cilz: Marlin Cilz, Montana Meteorite Lab, Box 1063, Malta, MT 59538, United States; Website (private address)
Schwade: James Schwade, 969 South Chicago St., Kankakee, IL 60901, United States (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 83, MAPS 34, A169-A186 (1999)
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United States
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (39° 10'N, 101° 17'W)
     Recommended::   (39° 10'N, 101° 17'W)

     This is 1 of 147 approved meteorites from Kansas, United States (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1893 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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