Osseo meteorite

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Osseo
TypeIron
Structural classificationcoarse octahedrite
GroupIAB[1]
CountryCanada
RegionOntario, Canada
Coordinates47°39′00″N 80°05′00″W / 47.65000°N 80.08333°W / 47.65000; -80.08333Coordinates: 47°39′00″N 80°05′00″W / 47.65000°N 80.08333°W / 47.65000; -80.08333
Observed fallno
Found dateJune 1931
TKW46.3 kilograms (102 lb)[1]

Osseo is an iron meteorite[1] found in 1931 by Mr. Frank Johnston about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) from Osseo, Ontario. It was about 30 centimetres (12 in) long. No fireball was observed and there was no evidence that it was a recent fall.

Classification[edit]

It is a coarse octahedrite, IAB complex.

Fragments[edit]

The main mass is in the Smithsonian Institution, Washington.

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