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Meteoritic Iron

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A Mixture Of:Kamacite, Taenite

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

LockportiteMeteoric Iron
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  • Localities for Meteoritic Iron

    The 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. ? 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.
    • Chaco
      • Doce de Octubre Department
        • Gran Chaco
    Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry
    Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry
    Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry
      • Simoca Department
    Raúl J. Tauber Larry (2013).
    Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry
    Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry
    • Northern Territory
      • MacDonnell Shire
        • Gardiner Range
          • Alice Springs
            • Henbury Cattle Station
    Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 1957, 11, 263-278
    • Saskatchewan
      • Springwater
    Fleischer M (1961) New mineral names, American Mineralogist 46, 1513-1520
    • Beja District
      • Ourique
        • Palheiros
    Museu de Historia Natural de Lisboa
    South Africa
    • KwaZulu-Natal Province
    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
    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)
    • 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.
    • Texas
      • Ector Co.
        • Odessa
    Van King
      • Jasper County
    Jackson, H. S. & Ehlmann, A. J. (1988) The Kirbyville eucrite: Meteoritics 23 (4): 382. (Dec 1988)
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