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Salar de Imilac
Basic information Name: Salar de Imilac
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Chile
Mass:help 1005 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 8844 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)
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 2
  Line 28:
State/Prov/County:Antofagasta, Chile
Origin or pseudonym:Below ground
Date:Jul 2000
Latitude:24°12.2'S
Longitude:68°48.3'W
Mass (g):1005
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):18.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.1
Classifier:G. Huss (ASU)
Type spec mass (g):73
Type spec location:32 ASU and 41 TCU
Main mass:MFarmer
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Institutions
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ASU: Center for Meteorite Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287-1404, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2012)
TCU: Oscar E. Monnig Collection, Department of Geology, Texas Christian University, Ft. Worth, TX 76129, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 24 Feb 2012)
MFarmer: Michael Farmer, P.O. Box 86059, Tucson, AZ 85754-6059, United States; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Don Edwards   
Mike Farmer   
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akira1988   
David L. Ribeca   
Gerald Armstrong   
Robert Zdancewicz   
Woreczko Jan & Wadi   
Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (24° 12'S, 68° 48'W)
     Recommended::   (24° 12' 12"S, 68° 48' 18"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.6 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 961 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 986 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 9 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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