|Basic information||Name: Aldama (a)|
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1985
Mass: 11 kg
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Aldama, Chihuahua, Mexico
Iron. Octahedrite, medium (IIIAB).
A single mass weighing 11 kg was found by a goat farmer just outside the town of Aldama (R. A. Haag, 2990 E. Michigan Drive, Tucson, Arizona 85726, USA). Analysis, 8.0% Ni, 20 ppm Ga, 0.80 ppm Ir, (J. T. Wasson (1988) pers. comm.).
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 67, Meteoritics 24, 57-60 (1989)|
This is 1 of 24 approved meteorites from Chihuahua, Mexico (plus 1 unapproved name)
This is 1 of 106 approved meteorites from Mexico (plus 4 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
Aldama (From MetBase)|
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