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Paneth's Iron
Basic information Name: Paneth's Iron
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1873
Country: (unknown)
Mass:help 150 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 53  (1975)  IIIE
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIIE
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIIE
Recommended:  Iron, IIIE    [explanation]

This is 1 of 14 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Iron, IIIE.   [show all]
Search for other: IIIE irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
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IDENTIFICATION OF PANETHS IRON

Name: PANETH'S IRON

Place of find: Not known.

Date of find: Not known.

Class and type: Iron. Coarse octahedrite (III E).

Number of individual specimens: 3

Total weight: 54.5 kg

Circumstances of find: Not known. The three slices, now in the collections of the British Museum (Natural History), the Institute of Geological Sciences (London), and the Max-Planck-Institut fur Chemie (Mainz), were evidently cut from a single mass, which passed through the hands of the London dealer/collector, John Frederick Calvert (1811-1897).

Source: V. F. Buchwald, R. Hutchison, and J. M. Hall. 1974. Paneth's Iron, a new Group IIIE iron. Meteoritics 9, 307-311.

Buchwald The following entries were found for Paneth's 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. 53, Meteoritics 10, 133-158 (1975)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 29 approved meteorites from (unknown) (plus 15 unapproved names)

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