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Mount Joy
Basic information Name: Mount Joy
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1887
Country: United States
Mass:help 384 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIB
Recommended:  Iron, IIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 137 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIAB.   [show all]
Search for other: IIAB irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
Buchwald The following entries were found for Mount Joy 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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Don Edwards   
Martin Horejsi   
Peter Marmet   
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Alberto Giusta      
Andi Gren Meteoritenhaus   
Dominik Stoeckli   
Jay Piatek   
MeteoriteCollector.org - AMNH - New York   
Mirko Graul      
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (39° 47'N, 77° 13'W)
     Recommended::   (39° 47'N, 77° 13'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8 approved meteorites from Pennsylvania, United States
     This is 1 of 1827 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Adams County (In NHM Cat)
Gettysburg (In NHM Cat)

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