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Chinguetti
Basic information Name: Chinguetti
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1920
Country: Mauritania
Mass:help 4.05 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Mesosiderite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Mesosiderite-B1
Recommended:  Mesosiderite-B1    [explanation]

This is 1 of 4 approved meteorites classified as Mesosiderite-B1.   [show all]
Search for other: Class B mesosiderites, Mesosiderites, and Metal-rich meteorites
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References: Never published in the Meteoritical Bulletin
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Don Edwards   
Matteo Chinellato   
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Jay Piatek   
Geography:

Mauritania
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (20° 15'N, 12° 41'W)
     Recommended::   (20° 15'N, 12° 41'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 3 approved meteorites from Adrar, Mauritania (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 103 approved meteorites from Mauritania (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 2 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Adrar (In NHM Cat)

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