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Northampton
Basic information Name: Northampton
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1963
Country: United States
Mass:help 353 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 37  (1966)  Iron
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Iron
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Iron-octahedrite
Recommended:  Iron    [explanation]

This is 1 of 99 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as Iron.   [show all]
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Writeup from MB 37:
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NORTHAMPTON, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA; φ = 42°19' N, λ = 72°38' W.

Recognized 1963.

IRON, octahedrite.

16.8 gr. in Inst. Meteor., Univ. New Mexico, USA.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 37, Moscow (1966)
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United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (42° 19'N, 72° 38'W)
     Recommended::   (42° 19'N, 72° 38'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites from Massachusetts, United States (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 1835 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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