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Minas Gerais (b)
Basic information Name: Minas Gerais (b)
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Brazil
Mass:help 42.6 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 90  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5351 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 9 Sep 2006
Data from:
  MB90
  Table 6
  Line 2:
State/Prov/County:Minas Gerais, Brazil
Origin or pseudonym:Collection
Date:2001
Mass (g):42.6
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1-2
Fayalite (mol%):19.2 ± 2.0
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.1 ± 5.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4 ± 1.1
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz and P. Appel
Type spec mass (g):11.3
Type spec location:MIN-KB
Main mass:Bart
Institutions
   and collections
Bart: Bartoschewitz Meteorite Laboratory, Lehmweg 53, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 4 Aug 2013)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 90, MAPS 41, 1383-1418 (2006)
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Andre Moutinho Photo added 18 Jan 2017
Geography:

Brazil
Coordinates:Unknown.

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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