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Chajari
Basic information Name: Chajari
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1933
Country: Argentina
Mass:help 18.3 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 21  (1961)  Chondrite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6726 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [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 21:
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CHAJARI, near town of Chajari, Entre-Rios province (φ = 30°47'S; λ = 58°3'W of Greenwich).

FALL, November 29, 1933, 13 hrs.

STONY, chondrite.

1 specimen, weight 18.3 kg.

The fall of the meteorite was accompanied by intense sounds resembling thunder followed by the sound of a blow on the ground. The stone was dug up from a depth of over 1 m.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 21, Moscow (1961)
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Geography:

Argentina
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 47'S, 58° 3'W)
     Recommended::   (30° 47'S, 58° 3'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 I (In NHM Cat)

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