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Putinga
Basic information Name: Putinga
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1937
Country: Brazil
Mass:help 300 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10800 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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References: Never published in the Meteoritical Bulletin
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
50th anniversary of the Putinga meteorite fall, Porto Alegre, Brazil   
Matteo Chinellato   
Photos uploaded by members of the Encyclopedia of Meteorites.
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Alessandro Takeda   
Andre Moutinho         
Andreas Grünemeyer   
Corey Kuo   
David L. Ribeca      
Emanuel Foglietto   
Franco Vignato   
José Carlos de Medeiros Júnior   
Luis Alexandre Franco Gonçales   
Rodrigo Guerra   
Suzanne De Paula   
Woreczko Jan & Wadi      
Geography:

Brazil
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (29° 2'S, 53° 3'W)
     Recommended::   (29° 2'S, 53° 3'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 10 approved meteorites from Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 76 approved meteorites from Brazil (plus 6 unapproved names) (plus 7 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Encantada (In NHM Cat)

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