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Ipitinga
Basic information Name: Ipitinga
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1989
Country: Brazil
Mass:help 7 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 73  (1992)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9574 approved meteorites (plus 16 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)
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Writeup from MB 73:
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Ipitinga

Serra do Ipitinga, Almeirim County, Para, Brazil

Found 1989 March

Stone, ordinary chondrite (H5)

One stone of a little over 7 kg covered by fusion crust was found by S. L. Martini on a roadside during geologic fieldwork, about 1 km from the airstrip Pista 13 de Mayo. Classification and analysis, olivine Fa18.3, Ana Maria Dreher and Roberto Dall'Agnol, Museu Nacional, Quinta da Boa Vista, 20940 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Main mass at Museu de Mineralogia, Centro de Geosciencias da UFPA, Caixa Postal 1611, 66000 Belem PA, Brazil. Information, S. L. Martinez and A. M. Dreher, Rua Guilhermina Guinle 70/404, 22270 Rio de Janeiro RJ, Brazil.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 73, Meteoritics 27, 477-483 (1992)
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Geography:

Brazil
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (0° 21'N, 53° 49'W)
     Recommended::   (0° 21'N, 53° 49'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 3 approved meteorites from Para, Brazil
     This is 1 of 77 approved meteorites from Brazil (plus 6 unapproved names) (plus 7 impact craters)
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