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Garabato
Basic information Name: Garabato
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1995
Country: Argentina
Mass:help 160 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 80  (1996)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9646 approved meteorites (plus 16 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 80:

Garabato

Santa Fe Province, Argentina

Found 1995 September 23.

Ordinary Chondrite (H5).

A 160-kg stone was found while plowing. Mineralogy and classification (B. Mason, Smithsonian Inst.): olivine, Fa19; pyroxene, Fs17; meteorite is somewhat weathered, contains ~25% Ni-Fe plus FeS.  Specimens: main mass, Asociación Hatum Pampa, Pizarro 5672, (1440) Buenos Aires, Argentina; type specimen, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, 20560, USA.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 80, MAPS 31, A175-A180 (1996)
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Geography:

Argentina
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (28° 52'S, 60° 12'W)
     Recommended::   (28° 52'S, 60° 12'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8 approved meteorites from Santa Fe, Argentina
     This is 1 of 80 approved meteorites from Argentina (plus 9 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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