|Basic information||Name: Acuña|
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1981
Mass: 217.7 kg
This is 1 of 285 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIIAB. [show all]
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Writeup from MB 65:
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DISCOVERY OF THE ACUNA, MEXICO, IRON METEORITE
Place of find: Near Sonora, Coahuila, Mexico
Date of find: 1981
Class and type: Iron. Octahedrite, fine (IVA).
Number of individual
Total weight: 217.7 kg
Circumstances of find: Not reported. Main mass now in Denver, American Meteorite Laboratory.
Source: G.I Huss, American Meteorite Laboratory, PO. Box 2098, Denver, Colorado 80201, USA.
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 65, Meteoritics 22, 157-163 (1987)|
This is 1 of 5 approved meteorites from Coahuila, Mexico
This is 1 of 99 approved meteorites from Mexico (plus 4 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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