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Vaca Muerta
Basic information Name: Vaca Muerta
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1861
Country: Chile
Mass:help 3.83 t
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Mesosiderite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Mesosiderite-A1
Recommended:  Mesosiderite-A1    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7 approved meteorites classified as Mesosiderite-A1.   [show all]
Search for other: Class A mesosiderites, Metal-rich meteorites, and Mesosiderites
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (25° 45'S, 70° 30'W)
     Recommended::   (25° 45'S, 70° 30'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 822 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 847 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 9 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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Llano del Inca (In NHM Cat)
Mejillones (In NHM Cat)
Quebrada de Vaca Muerta (In NHM Cat)
San Pedro (In NHM Cat)
San Pedro de Atacama (In NHM Cat)
Sierra de Chaco (In NHM Cat)
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