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Watson 001
Basic information Name: Watson 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1972
Country: Australia
Mass:help 93 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 72  (1992)  IIE
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIE
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIE
Recommended:  Iron, IIE    [explanation]

This is 1 of 15 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIE.   [show all]
Search for other: IIE irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
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Writeup from MB 72:
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Watson

Near Watson, South Australia, Australia

Found 1972

Iron with silicate inclusions (IIE)

A single mass weighing 93 kg was found. On slicing in 1990 a large silicate inclusion was found. Description, classification (from oxygen isotopes), analysis of silicates, olivine Fa20, E. Olsen et al., Lunar Planet. Sci. 22, 1991, 999. The main mass is in the collection of Jim Schwade, 969 South Chicago Ave., Kankakee, Illinois 60901, USA.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 72, Meteoritics 27, 109-117 (1992)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 30'S, 131° 33'E)
     Recommended::   (30° 30'S, 131° 33'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 233 approved meteorites from South Australia, Australia (plus 3 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 702 approved meteorites from Australia (plus 46 unapproved names) (plus 27 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Watson (From MetBase)

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