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Mercedes
Basic information Name: Mercedes
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1994
Country: Argentina
Mass:help 3.3 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 90  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10071 approved meteorites (plus 18 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 3 Feb 2005
Data from:
  MB90
  Table 6
  Line 1:
State/Prov/County:Argentina
Origin or pseudonym:Small hill
Date:22 Dec 1994 and 25 M
Latitude:34°40'S
Longitude:59°20'W
Mass (g):3301
Pieces:26
Class:H5
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18.9 ± 0.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.6 ± 2.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2 ± 0.5
Classifier:D. Hill
Type spec mass (g):22
Type spec location:LPL
Main mass:E. Ghior
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LPL: Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona, 1629 E. University Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85721, United States (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 90, MAPS 41, 1383-1418 (2006)
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Geography:

Argentina
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (34° 40'S, 59° 20'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 13 approved meteorites from Buenos Aires, Argentina (plus 3 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 80 approved meteorites from Argentina (plus 9 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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