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Charcas
Basic information Name: Charcas
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1804
Country: Mexico
Mass:help 1.4 t
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIIAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIIA
Recommended:  Iron, IIIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 311 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIIAB.   [show all]
Search for other: IIIAB irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
Buchwald The following entries were found for Charcas in Buchwald (1975)
[Buchwald, Vagn F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press, 1418 pp.]
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Franco Vignato   
Geography:

Mexico
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (23° 5'N, 101° 1'W)
     Recommended::   (23° 5'N, 101° 1'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites from San Luis Potosi, Mexico
     This is 1 of 111 approved meteorites from Mexico (plus 4 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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Synonymshelp: Agua Blanca (In NHM Cat)
Catorce (In NHM Cat)
Catozze (In NHM Cat)
Descubridora (In NHM Cat)
Poblazon (In NHM Cat)
San Luis Potosi (In NHM Cat)
Venagas (In NHM Cat)

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