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Buseck Center for Meteorite Studies


Fairfield is an iron (IAB-MG) meteorite found in Butler County, Ohio, in 1974.
According to the Meteoritical Bulletin (MB83):
An iron mass of 1600 g was found by Mr. Roy Ballinger among material dredged by the American Materials Company from 120 feet depth in a gravel pit in Pleistocene glacial deposits. 
Fairfield is one of 12 meteorites recovered in the state of Ohio.
Fairfield Meteorite
This piece of the Fairfield meteorite measures approximately 44 mm (1-3/4") at its widest point. Photo © ASU/CMS.