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Minas Gerais
Basic information Name: Minas Gerais
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1888
Country: Brazil
Mass:help 1224 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10027 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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References: Never published in the Meteoritical Bulletin
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Andre Moutinho   
Gabriel Gonçalves Silva   
Luis Alexandre Franco Gonçales   
Geography:

Brazil
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (18° 30'S, 44° 0'W)
     Recommended::   (18° 30'S, 44° 0'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 20 approved meteorites from Minas Gerais, Brazil (plus 2 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 71 approved meteorites from Brazil (plus 6 unapproved names) (plus 6 impact craters)
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Synonyms: Brasil (In NHM Cat)
Minas Geraes (In NHM Cat)

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