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Baygorria
Basic information Name: Baygorria
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1994
Country: Uruguay
Mass:help 80 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 80  (1996)  IAB
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IAB
Recommended:  Iron, IAB complex    [explanation]

This is 1 of 57 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Iron, IAB complex.   [show all]
Search for other: IAB complex irons, Metal-rich meteorites, and Iron meteorites
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Writeup from MB 80:

Baygorria

Río Negro Province, Uruguay

Found 1994 July 8

Iron (IAB)

A single mass, ~80 kg, was found in a grass field near Baygorria dam.  Analysis (B. Spettel, Max Planck Inst. für Chemie, Mainz, Germany) and classification (F. Wlotzka, MPI, Mainz): Ni, 6.5%; Co, 0.43%; Ga 97.8 ppm; Ge, 10.9 ppm; Ir, 3.69 ppm; composition similar to Campo del Cielo. Specimens: main mass, contact Mr. J. Escomel, Roque Gra Seras 914, Montevideo 11300, Uruguay; type specimen, 4.6 g, MPI, Mainz.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 80, MAPS 31, A175-A180 (1996)
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Geography:

Uruguay
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (33°S, 56°W)
     Recommended::   (33°S, 56°W)

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     This is the only approved meteorite from Durazno, Uruguay
     This is the only approved meteorite from Uruguay
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