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Fairview
Basic information Name: Fairview
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1986
Country: United States
Mass:help 28.8 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 67  (1989)  IIIAB
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIIAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIIA
Recommended:  Iron, IIIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 309 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 67:
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Fairview

Bailey County, Texas, USA

Found 1986

Iron. Octahedrite, coarse (IIIAB).

A single mass weighing 28.8 kg was found in a field during a cattle round-up (G. I. Huss, P. O. Box 2098, Denver, Colorado 80201, USA). Classification, analysis, 7.56% Ni, 19.5 ppm Ga, 37.6 ppm Ge, 7.49 ppm Ir (J. T. Wasson et al. (1989) Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta. 53, 735).

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 67, Meteoritics 24, 57-60 (1989)
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United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (34° 6' 5"N, 102° 39' 0"W)
     Recommended::   (34° 6' 5"N, 102° 39' 0"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 311 approved meteorites from Texas, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 3 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1824 approved meteorites from United States (plus 349 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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