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Midland
Basic information Name: Midland
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1960
Country: Canada
Mass:help 34 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 50  (1971)  Iron
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Iron
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Iron
Recommended:  Iron    [explanation]

This is 1 of 99 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as Iron.   [show all]
Search for other: Iron meteorites, Metal-rich meteorites
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Writeup from MB 50:
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DISCOVERY OF THE MIDLAND, ONTARIO, IRON METEORITE

Name: MIDLAND

Place of find: Shores of Midland Bay, Simco County, Ontario, Canada.

44° 45'N, 79° 53'W.

Date of find: About 1960, recognized 1964.

Number of individual specimens: 1

Total weight: 34 g

Circumstances of find: The meteorite was reported as being found on the shores of Midland Bay. It was sent to the Geological Survey of Canada and acquired for the Canadian National Meteorite Collection.

Source: Dr. J. A. V. Douglas, Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 50, Meteoritics 6, 111-124 (1971)
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Geography:

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Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (44° 45'N, 79° 53'W)
     Recommended::   (44° 45'N, 79° 53'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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