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Cedar Station
Basic information Name: Cedar Station
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: United States
Mass:help 6.51 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  Iron, ungrouped
Recommended:  Iron, ungrouped    [explanation]

This is 1 of 129 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Iron, ungrouped.   [show all]
Search for other: Iron meteorites, Metal-rich meteorites, and Ungrouped irons
Comments: Approved 3 Oct 2015
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Writeup from MB 104:

Cedar Station        29°54.4’N, 101°54.0’W

Texas, United States

Find: 2001 Apr

Classification: Iron meteorite (ungrouped)

History: This meteorite was found in 2001 by Mr. Daniel Cantu. He brought it into the Monnig Meteorite Collection at TCU for identifcation in late 2011. After its positive identification as a meteorite, an end cut was provided to Dr. John Wasson at UCLA for INAA analyses. The rest of the meteorite, with the exception of a few slices kept by the finder, was purchased by TCU.

Physical characteristics: (R.G. Mayne, TCU) One 6.51 kg fusion-crusted individual. This sample, although weathered on the outside, shows only minor oxidation in its interior.

Petrography: (R.G. Mayne, TCU) This meteorite is an octahedrite. It has fine kamacite lamellae, with a bandwidth estimated at 0.3 mm. One cm-sized bleb of troilite is present in the cut face of the meteorite.

Classification: (J. Wasson, UCLA) This meteorite is an ungrouped iron. It has no close relatives. Chemical composition: Cr=21 μg/g; Co=5.96 mg/g; Ni= 103.1 mg/g; Cu= 258 μg/g; Ga= 16.7 μg/g; As= 6.21 μg/g; Sb= 52 ng/g; W= 0.99 μg/g; Ir= 4.39 μg/g; Pt= 15.0 μg/g; Au= 0.805 μg/g.

Specimens: The main mass (5.74 kg) is held by the Monnig Meteorite Collection at TCU.

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Texas
Origin or pseudonym:Terrell Co. nr. ghost town Cedar Station
Date:2001 Apr
Latitude:29°54.4'N
Longitude:101°54.0'W
Mass (g):6510
Pieces:1
Class:Iron, ungrouped
Classifier:J. Wasson, UCLA; R. Mayne and A. Ehlmann, TCU
Type spec mass (g):5740
Type spec location:TCU
Main mass:TCU
Finder:Mr. Daniel Cantu
Comments:Submitted by Dr. Rhiannon Mayne, Texas Christian University.
Institutions
   and collections
TCU: Oscar E. Monnig Collection, Department of Geology, Texas Christian University, Ft. Worth, TX 76129, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 24 Feb 2012)
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (29° 54' 24"N, 101° 54' 0"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 312 approved meteorites from Texas, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 3 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1835 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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