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Tambo Quemado
Basic information Name: Tambo Quemado
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1950
Country: Peru
Mass:help 141 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 8  (1958)  Iron
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIIAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIIB
Recommended:  Iron, IIIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 301 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIIAB.   [show all]
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TAMBO QUEMADO, Peru, Iron.

Literature: 1. Bol. Inst. Nac. Invest. y Formento Mineros, Peru, 1950, v.1, No. 1, pp. 141-148 /MA-12-361/ /MA-12-612/.

Buchwald The following entries were found for Tambo Quemado 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. 8, Moscow (1958)
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Geography:

Peru
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (14° 40'S, 74° 30'W)
     Recommended::   (14° 40'S, 74° 30'W)

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     This is the only approved meteorite from Ayacucho, Peru
     This is 1 of 4 approved meteorites from Peru (plus 1 impact crater)
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