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Uzcudun
Basic information Name: Uzcudun
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1948
Country: Argentina
Mass:help 20 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 72  (1992)  L
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L
Recommended:  L    [explanation]

This is 1 of 52 approved meteorites classified as L.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, Ordinary chondrites
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Uzcudun

Departamento Ameghino, Chubut, Argentina

Fell April 16, 1948, 16:00

Stone. Ordinary chondrite (L-group)

A stone of about 20 kg fell about 200 m from the farm La Filomena, producing a loud noise and a 1 m deep hole. Analysis, total iron 22.15%, FeO 13.21%, Fe-metal 8.14%, FeS 5.90%, Ni 1.69%, A. M. E. de Serralonga, Actas Jorn. Geol. Argentinas, 1969, vol. 1, 519-524. Main mass at the Museo Historico Municipal, Bahia Blanca. Information, A. L. Graham, The Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, UK.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 72, Meteoritics 27, 109-117 (1992)
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Geography:

Argentina
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (44° 7'S, 66° 9'W)
     Recommended::   (44° 7'S, 66° 9'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 5 approved meteorites from Chubut, Argentina
     This is 1 of 78 approved meteorites from Argentina (plus 9 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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