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Calico Rock meteorite, Calico Rock, Izard Co., Arkansas, USA

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Iron meteorite,Hexahedrite
Found in 1938; 7.275 kg

An iron meteorite (5.45% Ni) was acquired by the Griffith Observatory. The meteorite is a single kamacite crystal with Neumann bands and somewhat weathered, particularly along cubic cleavage fissures. Minor troilite, schreibersite, cohenite, and very minor daubréelite are also found. Rhabdite prisms are also oriented along the cubical structure. Twinned troilite also indicate previous plastic deformations. Daubréelite occurs within the troilite as parallel lamellae.

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References

Buchwald, V. F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press. 1418 pages.

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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