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Pierceville (iron)
Basic information Name: Pierceville (iron)
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1917
Country: United States
Mass:help 100 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 8  (1958)  Iron
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIIAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIIB
Recommended:  Iron, IIIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 319 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIIAB.   [show all]
Search for other: IIIAB irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
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Writeup from MB 8:
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PIERCEVILLE, Kansas, U. S. A. Iron.

Literature: 1. Trans. Kansas Acad. Sci., 1953, 56, No. 2, 255-256.

Buchwald The following entries were found for Pierceville (iron) 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. 8, Moscow (1958)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (37° 52'N, 100° 40'W)
     Recommended::   (37° 52'N, 100° 40'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 145 approved meteorites from Kansas, United States (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1861 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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