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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

Synonyms:
LockportiteMeteoric Iron
Other Languages:
German:Lockportit
Spanish:Lockportita

Other Information

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

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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.
    Argentina
     
    • 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
    Canada
     
    • Saskatchewan
      • Springwater
    Fleischer M (1961) New mineral names, American Mineralogist 46, 1513-1520
    Portugal
     
    • Beja District
      • Ourique
        • Palheiros
    Museu de Historia Natural de Lisboa
    South Africa
     
    • Northern Cape Province
      • Pixley ka Seme District
    http://meteoriticalsociety.org/
    Spain
     
    • Andalusia
      • Granada
    USA
     
    • Texas
      • Ector Co.
        • Odessa
    Van King
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