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Hinojal
Basic information Name: Hinojal
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1927
Country: Argentina
Mass:help 50 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 29  (1964)  Stone
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11338 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 29:
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HINOJAL, Hinojal, Victoria Department, Entre Rios Province, Agrentina; φ = 32°22'S, λ = 60°9'W.

FOUND, between 1927 and 1934.

STONY.

1 specimen, weight estimated at 50 kg. The meteorite was ploughed up, and after bro­ken in several fragments; one of them, some 150 gr have been preserved in the Di­reccion Nacional de Geologia y Mineria, Buenos Aires City.

Source: Report of Dr. L. O. Giacomelli (Buenos Aires, Argentina) in a letter, IX.30.1963.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 29, Moscow (1964)
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
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Geography:

Argentina
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (32° 22'S, 60° 9'W)
     Recommended::   (32° 22'S, 60° 9'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 9 approved meteorites from Entre Rios, Argentina
     This is 1 of 80 approved meteorites from Argentina (plus 9 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Entre Rios II (In NHM Cat)
Victoria (In NHM Cat)

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