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Waverly
Basic information Name: Waverly
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1983
Country: United States
Mass:help 4.4 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 63  (1985)  Iron
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IAB-an
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IAB-an
Recommended:  Iron, IAB-an    [explanation]

This is 1 of 4 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IAB-an.   [show all]
Search for other: IAB complex irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
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Writeup from MB 63:
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DISCOVERY OF THE WAVERLY, USA, IRON METEORITE

Name: WAVERLY

Place of find: 3.5 miles S4°E. of Waverly, Chambers County, Alabama, USA. The find site is across the county border in Lee County, SE. of the conflu­ence of the Loblockee and Little Loblockee Creeks and N. of the county road.

32°41'N., 85°34'10"W.

Date of find: June 5, 1983

Class and type: Iron. Octahedrite, finest. 8.6% Ni.

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 4.4 kg

Circumstances of find: Found in a field during stone clearing. The specimen is now in the collection of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., USA.

Source: R.S. Clarke, Jr., Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. 20560, USA.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 63, Meteoritics 20, 275-283 (1985)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (32° 41'N, 85° 34'W)
     Recommended::   (32° 41'N, 85° 34'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 18 approved meteorites from Alabama, United States (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1834 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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