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Hardesty
Basic information Name: Hardesty
     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 8.58 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 68  (1990)  IIIAB
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIIAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIIB
Recommended:  Iron, IIIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 311 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 68:
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Hardesty

Texas County, Oklahoma, U.S.A.

Found 1986

Iron. Octahedrite, medium (IIIAB).

A single mass weighing 8.58 kg was found while clearing rocks from a field, J. R. Martin, P. O. Box 1923, Stillwater, Oklahoma, pers. comm., 1989. Classification, analysis, 9.3% Ni, 16 ppm Ga, 0.087 ppm Ir, J. T. Wasson, University of California, Los Angeles, pers. comm., 1989.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 68, Meteoritics 25, 59-70 (1990)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (36° 34' 12"N, 101° 11' 24"W)
     Recommended::   (36° 34' 12"N, 101° 11' 24"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 40 approved meteorites from Oklahoma, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1834 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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