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Ilimaes (iron)
Basic information Name: Ilimaes (iron)
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1870
Country: Chile
Mass:help 51.7 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIIAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIIA
Recommended:  Iron, IIIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 301 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIIAB.   [show all]
Search for other: IIIAB irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
Buchwald The following entries were found for Ilimaes (iron) in Buchwald (1975)
[Buchwald, Vagn F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press, 1418 pp.]
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References: Never published in the Meteoritical Bulletin
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The 2 masses   
Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (26°S, 70°W)
     Recommended::   (26°S, 70°W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 14 approved meteorites from Atacama, Chile
     This is 1 of 950 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 9 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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Synonyms: Atacama Desert (In NHM Cat)
Ilimaƫ (In NHM Cat)

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