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2.69g TUCSON Iron Meteorite I The Tucson Ring Historic US Iron Meteorite

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On Offer: 2.69 gram partial slice of the Tucson iron meteorite. Also known as the Tucson Ring and the Carlton Mass.

Provenance: This is a 2.69 gram partial slice cut from the famous 940 gram specimen labeled 122a originally of the H. H. Nininger Collection of Meteorites. In 1960, H. H.'s daughter sold the Nininger Collection to the Arizona State University. This piece was subsequently acquired from ASU in a trade.

Dimensions: Approximately 24.04mm x 8.62mm x 2.53mm

Type: Iron-ung

Official Name: Tucson

First Found date‎: ‎1850

Location: United States


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Tucson
Basic information Name: Tucson
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1850
Country: United States
Mass:help 975 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:      (2000)   Iron-ung
MetBase:  
(2006)   Iron-ung
Recommended:   Iron, ungrouped    [explanation]

This is 1 of 130 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Iron, ungrouped.   [show all]
Search for other: Iron meteorites, Metal-rich meteorites, and Ungrouped irons

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