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Carthage
Basic information Name: Carthage
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1840
Country: United States
Mass:help 127 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIIAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIIA
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
Buchwald The following entries were found for Carthage in Buchwald (1975)
[Buchwald, Vagn F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press, 1418 pp.]
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References: Never published in the Meteoritical Bulletin
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (36° 16'N, 85° 59'W)
     Recommended::   (36° 16'N, 85° 59'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: Caney Fork (In NHM Cat)
Carthago (In NHM Cat)
Caryfort (In NHM Cat)
Coney Fork (In NHM Cat)
Karthago (In NHM Cat)
Smith County (Tennessee) (In NHM Cat)

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