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Mantos Blancos
Basic information Name: Mantos Blancos
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1876
Country: Chile
Mass:help 10.3 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IVA
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IVA
Recommended:  Iron, IVA    [explanation]

This is 1 of 77 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Iron, IVA.   [show all]
Search for other: Iron meteorites, IVA irons, and Metal-rich meteorites
Buchwald The following entries were found for Mantos Blancos 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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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (23° 27'S, 70° 7'W)
     Recommended::   (23° 27'S, 70° 7'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 987 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1012 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 9 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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Synonyms: Antofagasta (In NHM Cat)
Mantos Blancos 001 (Met Bull 102)
Mount Hicks (In NHM Cat)

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