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Tamarugal
Basic information Name: Tamarugal
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1903
Country: Chile
Mass:help 320 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIIAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIIA
Recommended:  Iron, IIIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 302 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 Tamarugal in Buchwald (1975)
[Buchwald, Vagn F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press, 1418 pp.]
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Don Edwards   
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Geography:

Chile
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (20° 48'S, 69° 40'W)
     Recommended::   (20° 48'S, 69° 40'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 5 approved meteorites from Tarapaca, Chile (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 1012 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 9 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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Synonyms: Chile (In NHM Cat)
El Inca (In NHM Cat)
Inca (In NHM Cat)
Pampa de Tamarugal (In NHM Cat)
Tarapaca (In NHM Cat)

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