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Manitouwabing
Basic information Name: Manitouwabing
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1962
Country: Canada
Mass:help 39 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 26  (1963)  Iron
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIIAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIIA
Recommended:  Iron, IIIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 310 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 26:
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DISCOVERY OF MANITOUWABING IRON METEORITE, CANADA

Name: MANITOUWABING.

The place of fall or discovery: South of Manitouwabing Lake, Ontario, Canada, φ = 45° 26'24" N, λ = 79° 52'32" W.

Date of fall or discovery: FOUND, early in November, 1962; the meteorite fell not earlier than the summer of 1949.

Class and type: IRON, octahedrite coarse.

Number of individual specimens: 1.

Total weight: Over 39 kg.

Circumstances of the fall­ or discovery: The meteorite was found by Mr. Ph. Johnson and identified by Dr. K. R. Dawson of the Geological Survey of Canada.

Source: Report of Dr. Peter M. Millman 11, 20, 1963 and Dr. S. C. Robinson 111, 7, 1963 (Ottawa, Canada).

Buchwald The following entries were found for Manitouwabing 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. 26, Moscow (1963)
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Graham Wilson, University of Toronto   
Geography:

Canada
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (45° 26' 24"N, 79° 52' 32"W)
     Recommended::   (45° 26' 24"N, 79° 52' 32"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 16 approved meteorites from Ontario, Canada (plus 5 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 65 approved meteorites from Canada (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 31 impact craters)
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