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Copiapo
Basic information Name: Copiapo
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1863
Country: Chile
Mass:help 20 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IAB-MG
Recommended:  Iron, IAB-MG    [explanation]

This is 1 of 85 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IAB-MG.   [show all]
Search for other: IAB complex irons, Metal-rich meteorites, and Iron meteorites
Buchwald The following entries were found for Copiapo in Buchwald (1975)
[Buchwald, Vagn F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press, 1418 pp.]
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 18'S, 70° 24'W)
     Recommended::   (27° 18'S, 70° 24'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 14 approved meteorites from Atacama, Chile
     This is 1 of 564 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 9 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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Synonyms: Atacama Desert (In NHM Cat)
Deesa (of G.A. Daubrée) (In NHM Cat)
Dehesa (of G.A. Daubrée) (In NHM Cat)
Desert of Atacama (In NHM Cat)
Sierra de Deesa (In NHM Cat)

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