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Del Rio meteorite, Val Verde Co., Texas, USA

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 30° North , 101° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~21km
Locality type:Meteorite Fall Location
Meteorite Class:IIF iron meteorite
Meteoritical Society Class:Iron, IIF
Metbull:View entry in Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Köppen climate type:BSh : Hot semi-arid (steppe) climate


Iron meteorite, IIF ataxite.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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4 valid minerals.

Meteorite/Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Daubréelite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2S4
Reference: Meteoritics, vol. 12, Mar. 31, 1977, p. 1-12.
'IIF iron meteorite'
Reference: Meteoritical Society Database
Iron
Formula: Fe
Reference: Meteoritics, vol. 12, Mar. 31, 1977, p. 1-12.
Iron var: Kamacite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Reference: Meteoritics, vol. 12, Mar. 31, 1977, p. 1-12.
Schreibersite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)3P
Reference: Meteoritics, vol. 12, Mar. 31, 1977, p. 1-12.
Troilite
Formula: FeS
Reference: Meteoritics, vol. 12, Mar. 31, 1977, p. 1-12.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Iron'1.AE.05Fe
var: Kamacite1.AE.05(Fe,Ni)
Schreibersite1.BD.05(Fe,Ni)3P
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Daubréelite'2.DA.05Fe2+Cr3+2S4
Troilite2.CC.10FeS
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'IIF iron meteorite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Iron
var: Kamacite
1.1.11.1(Fe,Ni)
Schreibersite1.1.21.2(Fe,Ni)3P
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Troilite2.8.9.1FeS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Daubréelite2.10.1.11Fe2+Cr3+2S4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'IIF iron meteorite'-
Iron-Fe

List of minerals for each chemical element

PPhosphorus
P Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
SSulfur
S DaubréeliteFe2+Cr23+S4
S TroiliteFeS
CrChromium
Cr DaubréeliteFe2+Cr23+S4
FeIron
Fe DaubréeliteFe2+Cr23+S4
Fe IronFe
Fe Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Fe Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
Fe TroiliteFeS
NiNickel
Ni Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Ni Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P

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