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Crab Orchard
Basic information Name: Crab Orchard
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1887
Country: United States
Mass:help 48.5 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Mesosiderite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Mesosiderite-A1
Recommended:  Mesosiderite-A1    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7 approved meteorites classified as Mesosiderite-A1.   [show all]
Search for other: Class A mesosiderites, Mesosiderites, and Metal-rich meteorites
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References: Never published in the Meteoritical Bulletin
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (35° 50'N, 84° 55'W)
     Recommended::   (35° 50'N, 84° 55'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 25 approved meteorites from Tennessee, United States (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 2 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1834 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Cumberland County (In NHM Cat)
Powder Mill Creek (In NHM Cat)
Rockwood (In NHM Cat)
West Point (mesosiderite) (In NHM Cat)

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