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Casilda
Basic information Name: Casilda
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1937
Country: Argentina
Mass:help 5.25 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 52  (1974)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9448 approved meteorites (plus 11 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)
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Writeup from MB 52:
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DISCOVERY OF THE CASILDA, ARGENTINA, STONY METEORITE

Name: CASILDA

Place of find: Near Casilda, Santa Fe Province, Argentina.

33°6'S, 61°8'W (coordinates of Casilda).

Date of find: 1937

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H5).

Number of individual specimens: 1

Total weight: 5.25 kg

Circumstances of find: The specimen is in the collection of the Instituto de Geologia de la Fundacion Miguel Lillo, Universidad Nacional de Tucuman, Argentina.

Source: A. J. Toselli and M. de Brodtkorb. 1973. Acta Geologica Lilloana XII, 135-153.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 52, Meteoritics 9, 101-121 (1974)
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Geography:

Argentina
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (33° 6'S, 61° 8'W)
     Recommended::   (33° 6'S, 61° 8'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8 approved meteorites from Santa Fe, Argentina
     This is 1 of 78 approved meteorites from Argentina (plus 9 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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