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Woodbine
Basic information Name: Woodbine
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1953
Country: United States
Mass:help 48.2 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 24  (1962)  Iron
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IAB-ung
Recommended:  Iron, IAB-ung    [explanation]

This is 1 of 55 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IAB-ung.   [show all]
Search for other: IAB complex irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
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Writeup from MB 24:
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NEW WOODBINE IRON METEORITE, USA

Name: WOODBINE.

The place of fall or discovery:  About two km west of Woodbine, Illinois, USA; φ = 42°20.8' N, λ = 90°10.1' W.

Date of fall or discovery: FOUND, in the spring of 1953.

Class and type: IRON, with silicate inclusions.

Number of individual specimens: 1.

Total weight: 48.2 kg.

Circumstances of the fall or discovery:  The meteorite was discovered by a farmer while plowing. It is in the US National Museum (Washington, USA).

Source: Report sent by Dr. W. F. Read (Appleton, USA) in a let­ter to E. L. Krinov, February 15, 1962.

Buchwald The following entries were found for Woodbine in Buchwald (1975)
[Buchwald, Vagn F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press, 1418 pp.]
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 24, Moscow (1962)
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Photograph by Geoffrey Notkin © Oscar E. Monnig Meteorite Gallery   
Photos uploaded by members of the Encyclopedia of Meteorites.
    (Caution, these are of unknown reliability)
Jay Piatek   
MeteoriteCollector.org - MTCU - Monnig Collection   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (42° 20' 48"N, 90° 10' 3"W)
     Recommended::   (42° 20' 48"N, 90° 10' 3"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1.1 m apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 10 approved meteorites from Illinois, United States (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 2 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1789 approved meteorites from United States (plus 352 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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