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Pirapora
Basic information Name: Pirapora
     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 6.18 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 8  (1958)  Unknown
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]
Search for other: IIAB irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
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Writeup from MB 8:
Warning: the following text was scanned and may contain character recognition errors. Refer to the original to be sure of accuracy.
Bibliography:
  • Leonard F.C. (1956) A classificational catalog of the meteoritic falls of the world. University of California Press, Berkeley, (link)
Buchwald The following entries were found for Pirapora in Buchwald (1975)
[Buchwald, Vagn F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press, 1418 pp.]
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 8, Moscow (1958)
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Andre Moutinho   
Geography:

Brazil
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (17° 18'S, 45° 0'W)
     Recommended::   (17° 18'S, 45° 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: Angra dos Reis (iron) (In NHM Cat)

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