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Nazareth (iron)
Basic information Name: Nazareth (iron)
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1968
Country: United States
Mass:help 11.31 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 65  (1987)  Iron
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIIAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIIA
Recommended:  Iron, IIIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 319 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIIAB.   [show all]
Search for other: IIIAB irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
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Writeup from MB 65:
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See also Nazareth (b)

DISCOVERY OF THE NAZARETH (IRON), TEXAS, METEORITE

Name: NAZARETH (IRON)

Synonym: Nazareth (b)

Place of find: 4.5 mi northwest of Nazareth, Castro County, Texas.

34° 31.6'N, 102° 06.3'W.

Date of find: Fall of 1968

Class and type: Iron. Medium octahedrite.

Number of individual specimens: 1

Total weight: 11.31 kg

Circumstances of find: The meteorite was discovered during the breaking out of a new quarter section of sod on the Elmer Schulte farm.

Source: R. Gooley, C. F. Lewis, C. B. Moore and Glenn I. Huss (1971) The Nazareth (b) meteorite. Meteoritics 6, 93-98.

Buchwald The following entries were found for Nazareth (iron) 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. 65, Meteoritics 22, 157-163 (1987)
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Geography:

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Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (34° 31' 36"N, 102° 6' 18"W)
     Recommended::   (34° 31' 36"N, 102° 6' 18"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 312 approved meteorites from Texas, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 3 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1861 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Nazareth (b) (In NHM Cat)

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