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Squaw Creek
Basic information Name: Squaw Creek
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: unknown
Country: United States
Mass:help 14.5 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 62  (1984)  IIA
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIAB-an
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIA
Recommended:  Iron, IIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 137 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIAB.   [show all]
Search for other: IIAB irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
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Writeup from MB 62:
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DISCOVERY OF THE SQUAW CREEK, USA, IRON METEORITE

Name: SQUAW CREEK

Place of find: Squaw Creek Lake, Somervell County, Texas, USA.

32°N., 98°W., approximately.

Date of find: 1980

Class and type: Iron. Anomalous (IIA). 5.4% Ni, 59 ppm Ga, 182 ppm Ge and 9.7 ppm Ir.

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 14.5 kg

Circumstances of find: Not reported

Source: G.I. Huss, P.O. Box 2098, Denver, Colorado 80201, USA; J.T. Wasson, Institute of Geophysics, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 62, Meteoritics 19, 49-57 (1984)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (32°N, 98°W)
     Recommended::   (32°N, 98°W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 311 approved meteorites from Texas, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 3 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1834 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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