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Denver City
Basic information Name: Denver City
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1975
Country: United States
Mass:help 26.1 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 55  (1978)  Iron-an
Hoashi et al. (1992):  Chem. Geol. 98, 1-10.  (1992)  IIIF-an
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Iron-ung
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIIF-an
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: Revised 25 May 2010: More conservative recommended class
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 55:
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DISCOVERY OF THE DENVER CITY, USA, IRON METEORITE

Name: DENVER CITY

Place of find: Approximately 12 km NNE of Denver City, Yoakum County, Texas, USA. 33°04'17"N., 102°48'01"W.

Date of find: 1975

Class and type: Iron. Fine octahedrite, chemically anomalous.

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 26.1 kg

Circumstances of find: Found while ploughing.

Source: E.R.D. Scott, J.T. Wasson and R.W. Bild, 1977. Four new iron meteorite finds. Meteoritics 12, 425-435.


Writeup from MB 98:
Denver City is Iron, ungrouped
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 55, Meteoritics 13, 327-352 (1978)
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 98, MAPS 45, 1530-1551 (2010)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (33° 4' 17"N, 102° 48' 1"W)
     Recommended::   (33° 4' 17"N, 102° 48' 1"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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