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Odessa (iron)
Basic information Name: Odessa (iron)
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1922
Country: United States
Mass:help 1.6 t
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 37  (1966)  Iron
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IAB-MG
Recommended:  Iron, IAB-MG    [explanation]

This is 1 of 121 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IAB-MG.   [show all]
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Writeup from MB 37:
Warning: the following text was scanned and may contain character recognition errors. Refer to the original to be sure of accuracy.

ECTOR COUNTY no. 3, Ector County, Texas, USA; φ = 32° N, λ = 102 ½ ° W.

FOUND, 1939.

IRON, octahedrite.

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

Buchwald The following entries were found for Odessa (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. 37, Moscow (1966)
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United States
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (31° 43'N, 102° 24'W)
     Recommended::   (31° 43'N, 102° 24'W)

     This is 1 of 316 approved meteorites from Texas, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 3 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1924 approved meteorites from United States (plus 867 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Ector County (In NHM Cat)
Ector County No. 3 (In NHM Cat)
Honey Creek (In NHM Cat)
McCamey (In NHM Cat)
Penwell (In NHM Cat)

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