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Withrow
Basic information Name: Withrow
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1950
Country: United States
Mass:help 8.73 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 40  (1967)  Iron
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIIAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIIA?
Recommended:  Iron, IIIAB?    [explanation]

This is 1 of 4 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 40:
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WITHROW, 1.6 km west of Withrow, Washington, USA; φ = 47°42.4'N, λ =119°49.8'W.

FOUND, about 1950.

IRON, medium octahedrite showing recrystallization of the type ascribed to cosmic reheating. Ablational surface detail well preserved. 1 specimen, weight 8.7 kg. Found lying on the surface of the ground by W. C. Nollmeyer. Now owned by the Waterville Museum, Waterville, Washington, USA.

Source: report of Prof. W. F. Read (Appleton, USA) in a letter 111.30 1967.

Buchwald The following entries were found for Withrow 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. 40, Moscow (1967) reprinted Met. 5, 85-109 (1970)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (47° 42' 24"N, 119° 49' 48"W)
     Recommended::   (47° 42' 24"N, 119° 49' 48"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6 approved meteorites from Washington, United States (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 1861 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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