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Harlowton
Basic information Name: Harlowton
     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 4 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 58  (1980)  Iron
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IAB-an
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
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Writeup from MB 58:
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DISCOVERY OF THE HARLOWTON, USA, IRON METEORITE

Name: HARLOWTON

Place of find: Wheatland County, Montana, USA.

46°26'N., 109°50'W.

Date of find: 1975

Class and type: Medium octahedrite (1.0 mm). Group IA, 8.82% Ni, 61.5 ppm Ga, 222 ppm Ge, 2.5 ppm Ir.

Number of individual

specimens: Not reported.

Total weight: 4 kg.

Circumstances of find: Not reported. 2.89 kg in Tempe, Arizona State University.

Source: C.F. Lewis and C.B. Moore, 1976. Catalogue of Meteorites, Arizona State University and A. Kracher et al., 1980. Chemical classification of iron meteorites - IX. A new group (IIF), revision of IAB and IIICD and data on 57 additional irons. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 44, 773.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 58, Meteoritics 15, 235-240 (1980)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (46° 26'N, 109° 50'W)
     Recommended::   (46° 26'N, 109° 50'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7 approved meteorites from Montana, United States (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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