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Quijingue
Basic information Name: Quijingue
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1984
Country: Brazil
Mass:help 59 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  Pallasite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Pallasite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Pallasite-Main gr
Recommended:  Pallasite, PMG    [explanation]

This is 1 of 43 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Pallasite, PMG.   [show all]
Search for other: Main group pallasites, Metal-rich meteorites, and Pallasites
Comments: Revised 26 May 2009: Revised pallasite classifications
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Writeup from MB 83:

Quijingue

Bahia, Brazil

Found ~1984

Pallasite

A 59 kg meteorite was found ~1 m underground by a farmer digging holes to plant trees.  It was given by the farmer’s son to a miner, Aparecido Crespi, who had the object identified. Classification and analysis (M. E. Zucolotto, MNRJ; J. T. Wasson, UCLA): olivine, ~70 vol%; Ni content of metal, 7.5 wt%; weathering grade, W3. Specimens: main mass, A. Crespi, Sao Paulo, Brazil; type specimen, 650 g, MNRJ.

Institutions
   and collections
MNRJ: Museu Nacional, Quinta da Boa Vista, Rio de Janeiro, CEP 20940-040, Brazil (institutional address; updated 26 Dec 2011)
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 83, MAPS 34, A169-A186 (1999)
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Geography:

Brazil
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (10° 45'S, 39° 13'W)
     Recommended::   (10° 45'S, 39° 13'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6 approved meteorites from Bahia, 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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