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Dermbach
Basic information Name: Dermbach
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1924
Country: Germany
Mass:help 1500 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 55  (1978)  Iron
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Iron-ung
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Iron-ung
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
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Writeup from MB 55:
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DISCOVERY OF THE DERMBACH, GERMANY, IRON METEORITE

Name: DERMBACH

Place of find: Near Dermbach, Germany.

50°43'N., 10°07'E.

Date of find: 1924

Class and type: Iron. Ni-rich ataxite.

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 1.5 kg

Circumstances of find: A knobbly lump of iron, about the size of a fist, was found in 1924. It was the property of E. Keller of Dermbach who recognised it as mete­oritic. On his death in 1969 the meteorite went, as part of the Keller Collection, to the Dermbach Museum.

Source: G. Hoppe, 1976. Der Eisenmeteorit von Derm­bach, ein neuer Ni-richer Ataxit. Chem. Erde 35, 305-316. See also Mineralog. Abs. 77, 3273.

Buchwald The following entries were found for Dermbach in Buchwald (1975)
[Buchwald, Vagn F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press, 1418 pp.]
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 55, Meteoritics 13, 327-352 (1978)
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Geography:

Germany
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (50° 43'N, 10° 7'E)
     Recommended::   (50° 43'N, 10° 7'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 4 approved meteorites from Thuringen, Germany (plus 3 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 53 approved meteorites from Germany (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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