Catalogue of Meteorites from South America by Rogelio Daniel Acevedo

By Rogelio Daniel Acevedo

The first Catalogue of Meteorites from South the US contains new specimens by no means formerly reported, whereas uncertain instances and pseudometeorites were intentionally omitted.

The falling of those gadgets is a random occasion, however the websites the place outdated meteorites are stumbled on are typically centred in convinced parts, e.g. within the deflation surfaces in Chile’s Atacama desolate tract, because of favorable weather stipulations and ablation processes.

Our Catalogue presents simple details on every one specimen like its provenance and where the place it used to be chanced on (in geographic co-ordinates and with illustrative maps), its legit identify, its type kind (class, and if acceptable, weathering grade and surprise stage), if it used to be obvious falling or was once came upon unintentionally, its overall mass or weight, the establishment the place it's held, and crucial bibliographic references approximately it.

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Catalogue of Meteorites from South America

The 1st Catalogue of Meteorites from South the US comprises new specimens by no means formerly suggested, whereas uncertain situations and pseudometeorites were intentionally passed over. The falling of those gadgets is a random occasion, however the websites the place previous meteorites are came upon are typically targeted in yes components, e.

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Meteorit Planet Sci, Chaco, Argentina, Supplement 41, August, A151 Rönick R, Ntaflos T, Palme H (2011) A posible paired fall of nicolás levalle from Argentina and its P in chondruleS 74th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society. London, Meteorit Planet Sci 46(Supplement):5376 Russell S, Zipfel J, Folco, L, Jones R, Grady MT, Grossman JN (2003) The Meteoritical Bulletin. Meteorit Planet Sci, Supplement N 87, 2003 July 38(7), A189–A248 Russell S, Folco L, Grady M, Zolensky M, Jones R, Righter K, Zipfel J, Grossman JN (2004) The meteoritical bulletin.

Goiás. Iron, (IIIAB). Find, 1971, 276 kg. Graham (1980). Fig. 36. Santa Bárbara. 29° 120 S, 51° 520 W. Rio Grande do Sul. Stone, ordinary chondrite, (L4). Fall, 1873, 400 g. Natural History Museum. Berkley et al. (1978). Fig. 37. 54 4 Brazil Fig. 37 Santa Bárbara. Credit: Fernlea meteorites Fig. 38 Santa Catharina. Credit: Stephan Decker Fig. 39 Santa Luzia. Credit: Museu de Geociencias-IGc/USP Santa Catharina. 26° 130 S, 48° 360 W. Santa Catarina. Iron, (IAB ungrouped). Find, 1875, 7 MT. Smithsonian Institution collections, Natural History Museum.

Credit: Woreczko Jan & Wadi Medanitos. 278 150 S, 678 300 W. Tinogasta, Catamarca. Achondrite, eucrite (brecciated). Seen falling on July 14, 1953, 31 g were rescued. Specola Vaticana (Vaticano City State), Natural History Museum. Salpeter (1957), The Permanent Commission on Meteorites of the International Geological Congress (1958b), Giacomelli (1969). Mercedes. 348 400 S, 598 200 W. Mercedes, Buenos Aires. Stone, olivinebronzite chondrite, (H5), W3. 2. 3 kg (26 pieces). Connolly Jr. et al. (2006).

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