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Rowton
Basic information Name: Rowton
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1876
Country: United Kingdom
Mass:help 3.5 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIIAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIIA
Recommended:  Iron, IIIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 306 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIIAB.   [show all]
Search for other: IIIAB irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
Buchwald The following entries were found for Rowton in Buchwald (1975)
[Buchwald, Vagn F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press, 1418 pp.]
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Geography:

United Kingdom
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (52° 46'N, 2° 31'W)
     Recommended::   (52° 46'N, 2° 31'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 14 approved meteorites from England, United Kingdom (plus 13 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 22 approved meteorites from United Kingdom (plus 23 unapproved names)
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Synonymshelp: Shropshire (In NHM Cat)
Wellington (In NHM Cat)

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