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Fuzzy Creek
Basic information Name: Fuzzy Creek
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: unknown
Country: United States
Mass:help 2.7 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 62  (1984)  IVA
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IVA-an
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IVA
Recommended:  Iron, IVA    [explanation]

This is 1 of 80 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Iron, IVA.   [show all]
Search for other: Iron meteorites, IVA irons, and Metal-rich meteorites
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Writeup from MB 62:
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DISCOVERY OF THE FUZZY CREEK, USA, IRON METEORITE

Name: FUZZY CREEK

Place of find: Runnels County, Texas, USA.

31°36'40"N., 99°54'15"W.

Date of find: Not reported

Class and type: Iron. Anomalous (IVA). 11.8% Ni, 2.28 ppm Ga, 0.138 ppm Ge and 0.18 ppm Ir.

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 2.7 kg

Circumstances of find: Not reported.

Source: J.T. Wasson, Institute of Geophysics, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 62, Meteoritics 19, 49-57 (1984)
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United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (31° 36' 40"N, 99° 54' 15"W)
     Recommended::   (31° 36' 40"N, 99° 54' 15"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 311 approved meteorites from Texas, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 3 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1834 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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