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Calico Rock
Basic information Name: Calico Rock
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1938
Country: United States
Mass:help 7.28 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 33  (1965)  Iron
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIA
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
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Writeup from MB 33:
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DISCOVERY OF CALICO ROCK IRON METEORITE, USA

Name: CALICO ROCK.

The place of fall or discovery: Calico Rock, Arkansas, USA.

Date of fall or discovery: FOUND, in the spring of 1938; brought to scientific notice in 1964.

Class and type: IRON, hexahedrite (normal).

Number of individual speĀ­cimens: 1

Total weight: 7275 gr; dimensions 9 cm X 9 cm X 15 cm.

Circumstances of fall or discovery: The meteorite was found by A. Harmon.

Source: Report of Dr. R. A. Oriti (Los Angeles, USA) in a letĀ­ter, X.11 1964.

Buchwald The following entries were found for Calico Rock in Buchwald (1975)
[Buchwald, Vagn F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press, 1418 pp.]
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 33, Moscow (1965)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (36° 5'N, 92° 9'W)
     Recommended::   (36° 5'N, 92° 9'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 15 approved meteorites from Arkansas, United States
     This is 1 of 1827 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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