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Meteoritic Iron

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A Mixture Of:
Iron found as a constituent of meteorites. Always contains significant nickel and other metals.

Classification of Meteoritic Iron

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Other Names for Meteoritic Iron

Name in Other Languages:
German:Lockportit
Spanish:Lockportita

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Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

Internet Links for Meteoritic Iron

Localities for Meteoritic Iron

map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
Argentina
 
  • Chaco
    • Doce de Octubre Department
      • Gran Chaco
Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry
Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry; Hugo A. Peña (1970): Minerales y rocas de aplicación de la Provincia de Tucumán. Secretaría de Estado de Comercio, Industria y Minería. Dirección Provincial de Minas. Tucumán. República Argentina.
Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry
    • Simoca Department
Raúl J. Tauber Larry (2013).
Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry
Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry
Australia
 
  • Northern Territory
    • MacDonnell Region
      • Henbury Cattle Station
Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 1957, 11, 263-278
Austria
 
  • Lower Austria
    • Mostviertel
      • Neustadtl an der Donau
Michel, H. (1925): Der Meteorsteinfall von Lanzenkirchen in Niederösterreich. - Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 39: 190-193. ; Kurat, G. & Kurzweil, H. (1965) Der Meteorit von Lanzenkirchen. (Tafel 1-10) - Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 68: 9-24.
Canada
 
  • Saskatchewan
    • Springwater
Fleischer M (1961) New mineral names, American Mineralogist 46, 1513-1520
Germany
 
  • Bavaria
    • Franconia
      • Eichstädt
Gretschel, B. H. & Wunder, R. G. [Editors] (1879) ‪Jahrbuch der Erfindungen und Fortschritte auf den Gebieten der Physik und Chemie, der Technologie und Mechanik, der Astronomie und Meteorologie‬, Vol. 15: Quandt & Händel: Leipzig. ; Wadsworth, M. E. (1884) Lithological Studies: A Description and Classification of the Rocks of the Cordilleras. Harvard University Press: Cambridge. 208 pages. [eBook available]
    • Swabia
Wadsworth, M. E. (1884) Lithological Studies: A Description and Classification of the Rocks of the Cordilleras. Harvard University Press: Cambridge. 208 pages. [eBook available]
  • Brandenburg
    • Neruppin
Buchner, O. (1863) Die meteoriten in Sammlungen, ihre Geschichte, Mineralogische und Chemische Beschaffenheit. Leipzig: Verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann.; Prior, G. T. (1916). On the Genetic relationship and classification of meteorites. Min. Mag. 18(83): 26-44. (Nov 1916) ; Matthes, J. & Adam, K. (1988) The Linum chondrite: Meteoritics 23 (4): p. 378. (Dec 1988)
  • Hesse
    • Darmstadt
Otto Buchner (1863) Die meteoriten in Sammlungen, ihre Geschichte, Mineralogische und Chemische Beschaffenheit. Leipzig: Verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann.; Grady, M. M. (2000) Catalogue of Meteorites (5/e). Cambridge University Press: Cambridge; New York; Oakleigh; Madrid; Cape Town. 689 pages.
Buchner, O. (1877) Der Meteorstein von Hungen. Tschermaks Mineralogische Mitteilungen. Heft#4, pp. 42-44.
  • Lower Saxony
Grady, M. M., Pratesi, G. & Moggi-Cecchi, V. (2015) Atlas of Meteorites. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, United Kingdom. 373 pages.
    • Oldenburg
Ramdohr, P. & EI Goresy, A. (1974) Characteristic features observed in the the Meteorites Beverbruch and Benthullen, Oldenburg/Germany (abstract): Meteoritics 9(4): 397-398. (Dec 1974).
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
    • Detmold
Buchner, O. (1863) Die meteoriten in Sammlungen, ihre Geschichte, Mineralogische und Chemische Beschaffenheit. Leipzig: Verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann.
    • Münsterland
      • Steinfurt
        • Ibbenbüren
Gooley, R. & Moore, C. B. ( 1976) Native metal in diogenite meteorites: American Mineralogist 61 (5/6, Part I): 373-378. (May-June 1976)
      • Velen
Begemann, F. & Wlotzka, F. (1969) Shock induced thermal metamorphism and mechanical deformations in the Ramsdorf chondrite: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 33(11): 1351-1370. (Nov 1969); Yamaguchi, A., Scott, E. R. D. & Keil, K. (1999) Origin of a unique impact-melt rock-the L-chondrite Ramsdorf: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 34(1): 49-59. (Jan 1999).
    • Peckelsheim
Gooley, R. & Moore, C. B. ( 1976) Native metal in diogenite meteorites: American Mineralogist 61 (5/6, Part I): 373-378. (May-June 1976)
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
    • Hunsrück
      • Simmern
Busz, K. (1921) Der Meteorit von Simmern. IN: Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Geologie und Paleontologie. Band 2, Heft 3/4, Seite 292-293. [Vol. 2, #3/4: 292-293]. E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung: Stuttgart.
    • Trier
Buchwald, V. F. (1975). Handbook of Iron Meteorites: Their History, Distribution, Composition and Structure (3 Vol.). Univ. of California Press: Berkley. 1418 pages
  • Thuringia
    • Gera
Buchner, O. (1863) Die meteoriten in Sammlungen, ihre Geschichte, Mineralogische und Chemische Beschaffenheit. Leipzig: Verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann.
    • Harz
      • Nordhausen
Rose, G. (1864) Beschreibung et Eintheilung der Meteoriten auf Grund der Sammlung im Mineralogical Museum zu Berlin. Der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenshaften: Berlin.; Tschermak, G. (1885) Die mikroskopische Beschaffenheit der Meteoriten erläutert durch photographische Abbildungen. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagshandlung: Stuttgart. [Available on line w. English translation].; Prior, G. T. (1916). On the Genetic relationship and classification of meteorites. Min. Mag. 18(83): 26-44. (Nov 1916)
Linck, G. (1898): Der Meteorit (Chondrit) von Meuselbach i. Th. - Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 13: 103-114.
Italy
 
  • Sicily
    • Catania Province
Grady, M. M. (2000) Catalogue of Meteorites (5/e). Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, New York, Oakleigh, Madrid, Cape Town. 690 pages.
Japan
 
  • Shikoku Island
    • Kochi Prefecture
      • Kami City
Shima, M., Okada, A. & Yabuki, H. (1980) Mineralogical and petrographical study of the Zaisho meteorite, a pallasite from Japan: Zeitschrift für Naturforschung, Teil a, vol. 35a: 64-68. (Jan. 1980)
Lithuania
 
  • Paneyezys
Zolensky, M. E., Weisberg, M. K., Buchanan, P. C. & Mittlefehldt, D. W. (1996) Mineralogy of carbonaceous chondrite clasts in HED achondrites and the Moon Meteoritics & Planetary Science 31 ( 4): 518-537. (July 1996)
Portugal
 
  • Beja District
    • Ourique
      • Ourique
        • Palheiros
Museu de Historia Natural de Lisboa
Russia
 
  • Northern Region
    • Karelia Republic
      • Viipuri
Buseck, P.R. & Holdsworth, E. (1977) Phosphate minerals in pallasite meteorites: Mineralogical Magazine 41 (317): 91-102. (March 1977)
South Africa
 
  • KwaZulu-Natal Province
    • Uthungulu District
Buchanan, P. C., Lindstrom, D. J., Mittlefehldt, D. W., Koeberl, C. & Reimold, W. U. (2000) The South African eucrite Macibini: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 35 (6): 1321-1331. (Nov 2000)
  • Northern Cape Province
    • Pixley ka Seme District
http://meteoriticalsociety.org/
South Sudan
 
Pun, A., Keil, K., Taylor, G. F. & Wieler, R. (1998). The Kapoeta howardite: Implications for the regolith evolution of the howardite-eucrite-diogenite parent body. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 33 (4):835-851. (July 1998)
Spain
 
  • Andalusia
    • Granada
Takeda, H., Hsu, W., & Huss, G. R. (2003). Mineralogy of silicate inclusions of the Colomera IIE iron and crystallization of Cr-diopside and alkali feldspar from a partial melt. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 67(12), 2269-2287.
USA
 
  • Kentucky
    • Bath Co.
Ward, H. A. (1903) The Bath Furnace Meteorite. The American Journal of Science 165, art. 32: 316-319
    • Casey Co.
Ehmann, W.D., and Busche, J.R., 1968, The Walltown, Kentucky meteorite: Transactions, Kentucky Academy of Sciences 29: 5-7.
    • Harrison Co.
Grady, M. M. (2000) Catalogue of Meteorites (5/e). Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, London, New York, Oakleigh, Madrid. 689 pages.; Farrington, O.C., 1915, Catalogue of the meteorites of North America to January 1, 1909: National Academy of Sciences, Memoir 13, 513 pages.
    • Jefferson Co.
      • Louisville
Hunt, G. (1977) Louisville Meteorite: Ordinary Chondrite L6 with Shock Metamorphic Textures. Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 9, p.506. (Sept 1977)
    • Livingston Co.
Buchwald, V. F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press. 1418 pages.
    • Pike Co.
Russell, S. S., McCoy, T. J., Jarosewich, E. & Ash, R. D. (1998) The Burnwell, Kentucky, Low-FeO chondrite fall: Description, classification and origin. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 33 (4): 853-856. (July 1998).
    • Simpson Co.
      • Franklin
Leonard, F. C. (1957) The Franklin, Kentucky, Aerolite (CN=0866.367): Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 69 (410): 459-462.
  • Oklahoma
    • Logan Co.
Grossman, L. & Olsen, E. (1974) Origin of the high-temperature fraction of C2 Chondrites: Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 38: 173-187.
  • Texas
    • Ector Co.
      • Odessa
Van King
    • Jasper County
Jackson, H. S. & Ehlmann, A. J. (1988) The Kirbyville eucrite: Meteoritics 23 (4): 382. (Dec 1988)
  • Wyoming
    • Laramie Co.
Grady, M. M. (2000) Catalogue of Meteorites (5/e). Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, New York, Oakleigh, Madrid, Cape Town. 690 pages.
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