|Basic information||Name: Saint Augustine|
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1974
Country: United States
Mass: 22 kg
This is 1 of 21 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IID. [show all]
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Writeup from MB 85:
Knox County, Illinois, USA
Found 1974 Spring
A 22 kg (49 lb) iron meteorite and a second mass that was subsequently lost were found by Wayne Berry while he was digging fence-post holes. The meteorite was recognized in 1999 by Allen Shaw. Classification and description (J. Wasson, UCLA): bulk metal composition, Co = 0.67 wt%, Ni = 9.84 wt%, Ga = 75.4 ppm, As = 4.66 ppm, Ir = 19.4 ppm, Au = 0.608 ppm. Specimens: main mass, AShaw; type specimen, 66 g, UCLA.
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
AShaw: Allen Shaw, P.O. Box 13166, Edwardsville, KS 66113, United States (private address)
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)|
This is 1 of 10 approved meteorites from Illinois, United States (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 2 impact craters)
This is 1 of 1787 approved meteorites from United States (plus 352 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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