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Hot Springs
Basic information Name: Hot Springs
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1995
Country: United States
Mass:help 4.7 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 81  (1997)  IIIAB
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIIAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIIAB
Recommended:  Iron, IIIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 309 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 81:

Hot Springs

Churchill County, Nevada, USA

Found 1995 March 8

Iron, medium octahedrite (IIIAB)

A mass of 4.7 kg was found by Mr. F. Keiper, who had been dirt biking in a steep canyon.  Description and classification (D. A. Kring, UAz; J. T. Wasson, UCLA):  bulk composition, 7.77 wt% Ni, 18.2 ppm Ga, 4.66 ppm As, 0.716 ppm Au; bandwidth 0.97 mm; well-preserved fusion crust and little weathering.  Specimens:  main mass, UNR; type specimen, 61.6 g, ASU; 57 g, UCLA; 21.7 g, SI.

Institutions
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ASU: Center for Meteorite Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287-1404, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2012)
SI: Department of Mineral Sciences, NHB-119, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 16 Jan 2012)
UAz: Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona, 1629 E. University Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85721, United States (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2012)
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
UNR: Fleischmann Planetarium, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557, United States (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 81, MAPS 32, A159-A166 (1997)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (39° 40'N, 118° 58'W)
     Recommended::   (39° 40'N, 118° 58'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 131 approved meteorites from Nevada, United States (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1827 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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