|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: 48.2 kg
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Writeup from MB 24:
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NEW WOODBINE IRON METEORITE, USA
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.]
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 24, Moscow (1962)|
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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