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Lime Creek
Basic information Name: Lime Creek
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1834
Country: United States
Mass:help 20 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Iron-ung
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IAB-ung
Recommended:  Iron, IAB-ung    [explanation]

This is 1 of 56 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IAB-ung.   [show all]
Search for other: IAB complex irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
Buchwald The following entries were found for Lime Creek 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:   (31° 33'N, 87° 31'W)
     Recommended::   (31° 33'N, 87° 31'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 18 approved meteorites from Alabama, United States (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1835 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Alabama (In NHM Cat)
Claiborne (In NHM Cat)
Clarke County (In NHM Cat)
Limestone Creek (In NHM Cat)

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