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Wolsey
Basic information Name: Wolsey
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1981
Country: United States
Mass:help 74.83 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 71  (1991)  IAB
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IAB-MG
Recommended:  Iron, IAB-MG    [explanation]

This is 1 of 113 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IAB-MG.   [show all]
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Wolsey

Beadle County, South Dakota, USA

Found 1980-81, recognized 1990

Iron. Coarse Octahedrite (IAB)

A single mass weighing 74.8 kg was ploughed up in a corn field by Bruce Eichstadt. Classification and analysis, Ni 6.6%, Ir 4.6 ppm, Ga 85 ppm, Ge 450 ppm, John T. Wasson, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, UCLA, Los Angeles 900241567, USA. Information and main mass Marlin D. Cilz, Box 1063, Malta, Montana 59538, USA.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 71, Meteoritics 26, 255-262 (1991)
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United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (44° 24'N, 98° 32'W)
     Recommended::   (44° 24'N, 98° 32'W)

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