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Patos de Minas (hexahedrite)
Basic information Name: Patos de Minas (hexahedrite)
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1925
Country: Brazil
Mass:help 32 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIA
Recommended:  Iron, IIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 127 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIAB.   [show all]
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Buchwald The following entries were found for Patos de Minas (hexahedrite) in Buchwald (1975)
[Buchwald, Vagn F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press, 1418 pp.]
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Andre Moutinho   
Geography:

Brazil
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (18° 35'S, 46° 32'W)
     Recommended::   (18° 35'S, 46° 32'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: Corrego Areado (In NHM Cat)
Patos I (In NHM Cat)

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