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Nahuel Niyeu
Basic information Name: Nahuel Niyeu
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: Argentina
Mass:help 10.54 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  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 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 3
  Line 1:
State/Prov/County:Rio Negro Province, Argentina
Date:Feb 28, 2005
Latitude:40°32S
Longitude:66°38W
Mass (g):10540
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2/3
Fayalite (mol%):18.4 ± 0.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.0 ± 0.2
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3 ± 0.2
Classifier:Hutson
Type spec mass (g):35.6
Type spec location:Cascadia
Main mass:Jawerbaum
Institutions
   and collections
Cascadia: Cascadia Meteorite Laboratory, Portland State University, Department of Geology, Room 17 Cramer Hall, 1721 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97201, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 28 Oct 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 97, MAPS 45, 449-493 (2010)
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Geography:

Argentina
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (40° 32'S, 66° 38'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 5 approved meteorites from Rio Negro, Argentina (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 80 approved meteorites from Argentina (plus 9 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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