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Cratheús (1931)
Basic information Name: Cratheús (1931)
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1914
Country: Brazil
Mass:help 27.5 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IVA
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IVA
Recommended:  Iron, IVA    [explanation]

This is 1 of 77 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Iron, IVA.   [show all]
Search for other: Iron meteorites, IVA irons, and Metal-rich meteorites
Comments: Revised 6 Feb 2009: Corrected spelling error in name and created synonym
Buchwald The following entries were found for Cratheús (1931) 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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Andre Moutinho   
Geography:

Brazil
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (5° 15'S, 40° 30'W)
     Recommended::   (5° 15'S, 40° 30'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 3 approved meteorites from Ceara, Brazil
     This is 1 of 71 approved meteorites from Brazil (plus 6 unapproved names) (plus 6 impact craters)
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Synonyms: Crathéus (1931) (In MetBase 7.1)

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