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Arroyo Aguiar
Basic information Name: Arroyo Aguiar
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1950
Country: Argentina
Mass:help 7.45 kg
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 25  (1962)  Chondrite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11764 approved meteorites (plus 23 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)
Writeup from MB 25:
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ARROYO AGUIAR, near the railway Station Arroyo Aguiar, La Capital Depart­ment, Santa Fe Province, Argentina; φ = 31°25' S, λ = 60°40'W (Gr.).

Fall, in the summer of 1950. Stony, chondrite.

1 specimen, weight 7.45 kg. The meteorite was seen to fall by a rancher, who found it soon after in the soil which it penetrated some 50 cm.

Source: The Article by J. L. Benet: «El meteorito de Arroyo Aguiar (Provincia de Santa F6)»: Universidad Nacional del Literal, Santa Fé, Republica Argentina, 1961, and a letter of Dr. L. O. Giacontelli to E. L. Krinov, November 10, 1962.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 25, Moscow (1962)
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     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (31° 25'S, 60° 40'W)
     Recommended::   (31° 25'S, 60° 40'W)

     This is 1 of 8 approved meteorites from Santa Fe, Argentina
     This is 1 of 81 approved meteorites from Argentina (plus 9 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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