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Mohawk
Basic information Name: Mohawk
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: United States
Mass:help 586 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 90  (2006)  IAB complex
Recommended:  Iron, IAB complex    [explanation]

This is 1 of 68 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Iron, IAB complex.   [show all]
Search for other: IAB complex irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
Comments: Approved 21 Feb 2005
Revised 9 Sep 2006: Update classification
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Writeup from MB 90:

Mohawk                32°43′8′′N, 113°42′6′′W

Yuma County, Arizona, USA

Find: October 2000

Iron (IAB complex)

History: One mass of 586 g found in the desert near Mohawk, Arizona, by Don Armijo.

Geochemistry: (D. Hill and D. A. Kring, UAz) Bulk composition: Fe = 88.9 ± 0.7, Co = 0.443 ± 0.003, Ni = 7.41 ± 0.7 (all wt%); Ir = 2.42, Au 1.6, Ga = 76, Ge = 292 ± 28 (all ppm) as analyzed by INAA.

Classification: Iron (IAB complex) with kamacite bandwidth of 2.8 ± 1.1 mm (coarse octahedrite).

Specimens: A 37.4 g type specimen is on deposit at LPL. The main mass is held by Don Armijo.

Data from:
  MB90
  Table 4
  Line 13:
State/Prov/County:Yuma, AZ
Origin or pseudonym:Desert
Date:1 Oct 2000
Latitude:32°43.8'N
Longitude:113°42.6'W
Mass (g):586
Pieces:1
Class:Iron
Type spec mass (g):37.4
Institutions
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UAz: Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona, 1629 E. University Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85721, United States (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2012)
LPL: Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona, 1629 E. University Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85721, United States (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 90, MAPS 41, 1383-1418 (2006)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (32° 43' 48"N, 113° 42' 36"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 167 approved meteorites from Arizona, United States (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1827 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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