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Chañaral
Basic information Name: Chañaral
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1884
Country: Chile
Mass:help 1207 g
Classification
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MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIIAB
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
Comments: paired in cat with Ilimaes (iron)
Buchwald The following entries were found for Chañaral 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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Chile
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     Recommended::   (26° 30'S, 70° 15'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 14 approved meteorites from Atacama, Chile
     This is 1 of 1012 approved meteorites from Chile (plus 9 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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