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Williston
Basic information Name: Williston
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1962
Country: United States
Mass:help 7.65 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 70  (1991)  IIIAB
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 70:
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Williston

North Dakota, USA

Found 1962, recognized 1990

Iron. Medium octahedrite (IIIAB)

A single mass of 7645 g was found 10 miles S of Williston in McKenzie County, in NW1/4, S27 T153N R101W. Analysis and classification, 7.61 % Ni, 18.8 ppm Ga, < 180 ppm Ge, 11.8 ppm Ir, John T. Wasson, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90024-1567, USA. Information and main mass, M. Cilz, Box 1063, Malta, Montana 59538, USA.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 70, Meteoritics 26, 68-69 (1991)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (47° 59'N, 103° 39'W)
     Recommended::   (47° 59'N, 103° 39'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 11 approved meteorites from North Dakota, United States (plus 2 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1861 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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