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Millarville
Basic information Name: Millarville
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1977
Country: Canada
Mass:help 15.64 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 56  (1979)  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 56:
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DISCOVERY OF THE MILLARVILLE, CANADA, IRON METEORITE

Name: MILLARVILLE

Place of find: Approximately 30 km SW of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

50°47'50"N., 114°18'34"W.

Date of find: April 28, 1977, 0830 hrs.

Class and type: Iron. Structurally anomalous (IVA).

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 15.636 kg

Circumstances of find: Found by Mr. C.E. Hayward while ploughing a newly cleared field.

Source: D.W. Harvey, Department of Geology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada, T2N 1N4.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 56, Meteoritics 14, 161-175 (1979)
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Canada
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     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (50° 47' 50"N, 114° 18' 34"W)
     Recommended::   (50° 47' 50"N, 114° 18' 34"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 17 approved meteorites from Alberta, Canada (plus 3 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 65 approved meteorites from Canada (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 31 impact craters)
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