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Laguna Manantiales
Basic information Name: Laguna Manantiales
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1945
Country: Argentina
Mass:help 92 kg
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 24  (1962)  Iron
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIIAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Iron
Recommended:  Iron    [explanation]

This is 1 of 102 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as Iron.   [show all]
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Writeup from MB 24:
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LAGUNA MANANTIALES, Deseado department, Santa Cruz Province; (φ = 48°35'S, λ = 67°25'W).

Found, 1945.

Iron, (undescribed).

1 specimen, weight 92 kg.

The meteorite was found by a rancher in a field. It is reserved by his owner.

Source: List and data on new Argentine meteorites not included in the Prior Hey catalogue, 1953, compiled by Dr. L. O. Giacomelli and sent to E. L. Krinov in letter of May 3, 1962.

Buchwald The following entries were found for Laguna Manantiales in Buchwald (1975)
[Buchwald, Vagn F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press, 1418 pp.]
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 24, Moscow (1962)
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     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (48° 35'S, 67° 25'W)
     Recommended::   (48° 35'S, 67° 25'W)

     This is the only approved meteorite from Santa Cruz, Argentina
     This is 1 of 81 approved meteorites from Argentina (plus 9 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Laguna de los Manantiales (In NHM Cat)

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