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Dutch Flat
Basic information Name: Dutch Flat
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: United States
Mass:help 48.8 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  IIAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIAB
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 88:

Dutch Flat

Mohave County, Arizona

Found 2002 March 3

Iron (IIAB)

A single specimen weighing 48.80 g was found by Joshua J. Vick and Michael K. Phillips using a metal detector while searching for gold in an Arizona dry wash. Classification (J. Wasson, UCLA): Low-iridium IIAB iron. Trace element analysis: Co 4.89 mg/g, Ni 57.8 mg/g, Cu 112 µg/g, Ga 55.5 µg/g, As 9.04 µg/g, W 0.82 µg/g, Ir 0.021 µg/g, Au 1.030 µg/g. The observed composition is very similar to that of the widely distributed Sikhote-Alin, but also the Ainsworth iron.  Specimens: type specimen, 12.43 g, UCLA; main mass, 34.75 g, RMatson.

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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
RMatson: Rob Matson, 1 Veneto, Newport Coast, CA 92657, United States (private address; updated 22 May 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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United States
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     Recommended::   (34° 29'N, 113° 55'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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