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Macau
Basic information Name: Macau
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1836
Country: Brazil
Mass:help 1500 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9646 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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References: Never published in the Meteoritical Bulletin
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Don Edwards   
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Aeroliths Collection Theodossiou   
Alessandro Takeda   
AM Meteorites   
Corey Kuo   
David L. Ribeca   
Gabriel Gonçalves Silva   
Rodrigo Guerra   
Photo added 24 Mar 2018
Suzanne De Paula   
Woreczko Jan & Wadi   
Geography:

Brazil
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (5° 12'S, 36° 40'W)
     Recommended::   (5° 12'S, 36° 40'W)

Statistics:
     This is the only approved meteorite from Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
     This is 1 of 77 approved meteorites from Brazil (plus 6 unapproved names) (plus 7 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Macao (In NHM Cat)
Macayo (In NHM Cat)
Maca· (From MetBase)

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