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Fish Canyon
Basic information Name: Fish Canyon
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1992
Country: United States
Mass:help 27.3 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IAB
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  IAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IAB
Recommended:  Iron, IAB complex    [explanation]

This is 1 of 68 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Iron, IAB complex.   [show all]
Search for other: IAB complex irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
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Writeup from MB 84:

Fish Canyon

Pima County , Arizona, USA

Found 1992 August

Iron, coarse octahedrite (IAB)

A 27.3 g iron meteorite was found in a wash by John Harris.  Classification and analysis (D. Hill and D. Kring, UAz):  bandwidth, 1.85 mm; bulk metal composition, Ni = 6.50 wt%, Co = 3950 ppm, Ga = 72.8 ppm, Ir = 2.059 ppm. Specimens:  1.4 g, UAz; main mass with finder.

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UAz: Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona, 1629 E. University Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85721, United States (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (31° 44'N, 110° 45'W)
     Recommended::   (31° 44' 6"N, 110° 45' 12"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.4 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 167 approved meteorites from Arizona, United States (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1835 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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