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Paranaiba
Basic information Name: Paranaiba
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1956
Country: Brazil
Mass:help 100 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9968 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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Geography:

Brazil
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (19° 8'S, 51° 40'W)
     Recommended::   (19° 8'S, 51° 40'W)

Statistics:
     This is the only approved meteorite from Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
     This is 1 of 71 approved meteorites from Brazil (plus 6 unapproved names) (plus 6 impact craters)
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Synonyms: Can-Can (In NHM Cat)
Canca (From MetBase)
Cancã (In NHM Cat)
Mato Grosso (In NHM Cat)

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