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Cachiyuyal
Basic information Name: Cachiyuyal
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1874
Country: Chile
Mass:help 2.5 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIIE
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIIE
Recommended:  Iron, IIIE    [explanation]

This is 1 of 13 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Iron, IIIE.   [show all]
Search for other: IIIE irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
Buchwald The following entries were found for Cachiyuyal 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:   (25° 0'S, 69° 30'W)
     Recommended::   (25° 0'S, 69° 30'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 909 approved meteorites from Antofagasta, Chile (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 934 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 9 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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Synonyms: Atacama (In NHM Cat)

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