|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
Mass: 80 kg
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Writeup from MB 80:
Río Negro Province, Uruguay
Found 1994 July 8
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.
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 80, MAPS 31, A175-A180 (1996)|
This is the only approved meteorite from Durazno, Uruguay
This is the only approved meteorite from Uruguay
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