|Basic information||Name: Esquel|
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1951
Mass: 755 kg
This is 1 of 41 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Pallasite, PMG. [show all]
Search for other: Metal-rich meteorites, Main group pallasites, and Pallasites
|Comments:||Revised 26 May 2009: Revised pallasite classifications|
Writeup from MB 29:
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ESQUEL, Esquel, Chubut Province (Patagonian Territory), Argentina; φ = 42°54'S, λ = 71°20'W.
FOUND, probably before 1951.
1 specimen, weight about 1500 kg. They meteorite was found awbeded in the soil; brought to Buenos Aires City, is in possession of his finder.
Source: An Article L. O. Giacomelli, Meteoritos halladus en la Patagonia. Argentina Austral, Ann XXXIV, No 370-371, 14, 1962, Buenos Aires, and report Dr. L. O.. Giacomelli (Buenos Aires, Argentina), in a letter, XI.30.1963.
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 29, Moscow (1964)|
This is 1 of 5 approved meteorites from Chubut, Argentina
This is 1 of 75 approved meteorites from Argentina (plus 9 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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