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Roundup
Basic information Name: Roundup
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1990
Country: United States
Mass:help 17.59 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 70  (1991)  IIIAB
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIIAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIIA
Recommended:  Iron, IIIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 311 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIIAB.   [show all]
Search for other: IIIAB irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
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Writeup from MB 70:
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Roundup

Roundup, Montana, USA

Found 1990

Iron. Medium octahedrite (IIIAB)

A single mass of 17.6 kg was found. Classification and analysis, 8.46% Ni, 21.2 ppm Ga, <160 ppm Ge, 0.866 ppm Ir, John T. Wasson, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90024-1567, USA.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 70, Meteoritics 26, 68-69 (1991)
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Don Edwards   
Marlin Cilz, Montana Meteorite Laboratory   
Matteo Chinellato   
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Dominik Stoeckli   
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Mirko Graul   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (46° 27'N, 108° 34'W)
     Recommended::   (46° 47'N, 108° 34'W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 37.1 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7 approved meteorites from Montana, United States (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1834 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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