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Morro la Mina
Basic information Name: Morro la Mina
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1986
Country: Chile
Mass:help 1430 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 67  (1989)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 8739 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 67:
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Morro la Mina

Antofagasta, Chile

Found 1986, November 19

Stone. Ordinary chondrite (H5).

A single mass weighing 1430 g was found in the Atacama Desert during an investigation of the Imilac strewnfield (H. Pederson (1988) pers. comm.). Olivine analysis, Fa19.8, classification, A. L. Graham, BM(NH). 1.4 kg now in the University de la Serena, Chile.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 67, Meteoritics 24, 57-60 (1989)
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (24° 14' 48"S, 68° 51' 12"W)
     Recommended::   (24° 14' 48"S, 68° 51' 12"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1.1 m apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 925 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 950 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 9 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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