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Bañobárez
Basic information Name: Bañobárez
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1981
Country: Spain
Mass:help 132 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  Iron, IIIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 308 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIIAB.   [show all]
Search for other: IIIAB irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
Comments: Approved 12 Nov 2018
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Writeup from MB 107:

Bañobárez        40°51.04’N, 6°36.46’W

Salamanca, Spain

Find: 1981

Classification: Iron meteorite (IIIAB)

History: Eduardo Martín González, retired teacher and founder of the Archeological Museum of Lumbrales (Salamanca), got the sample from a farmer, who found it in 1981. He gave it to Angel Rolland (researcher at IAA-CSIC), who gave it in 2008 to Alberto Castro-Tirado (also researcher at IAA-CSIC), who in turn sent it to Jordi Llorca (UPC) for study.

Petrography: (J. Llorca, UPC) The meteorite is a medium octahedrite containing kamacite, taenite and few plessite fields. Kamacite bandwidth is 1.0±0.2 mm.

Geochemistry: (J. Llorca, UPC) ICP-OES data: Ni=80.8, Co=5.6, P=1.4, S=0.1 (all mg/g); ICP-MS data: Cu=167, Cr=48, Ge=42, Ga=21, Pt=11, Os=5.0, Ru=9.7, Ir=3.6, Au=1.0 (all µg/g)

Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Salamanca
Date:1981
Latitude:40°51.04'N
Longitude:6°36.46'W
Mass (g):132
Pieces:1
Class:Iron, IIIAB
Weathering grade:moderate
Classifier:Jordi Llorca (UPC)
Type spec mass (g):21
Type spec location:UPC
Main mass:MNCN
Comments:Submitted by Jordi Llorca (UPC)
Institutions
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MNCN: Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, Madrid José Gutiérrez Abascal, 2 28006 Madrid (España) , Spain; Website (institutional address; updated 10 Nov 2011)
UPC: Institut de Tècniques Energètiques, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya Diagonal 647, ed. ETSEIB, 08028 Barcelona, Spain, Spain (institutional address; updated 3 May 2015)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, in preparation (2018)
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Geography:

Spain
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (40° 51' 2"N, 6° 36' 28"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 5 approved meteorites from Castilla y Leon, Spain (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 31 approved meteorites from Spain (plus 10 unapproved names)
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