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Sanclerlandia
Basic information Name: Sanclerlandia
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1971
Country: Brazil
Mass:help 279 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 58  (1980)  IIIA
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIIAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIIA
Recommended:  Iron, IIIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 310 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIIAB.   [show all]
Search for other: IIIAB irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
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Writeup from MB 58:
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DISCOVERY OF THE SANCLERLANDIA, BRAZIL, IRON METEORITE

Name: SANCLERLANDIA

Place of find: Serra do Mangabal, Sanclerlandia, Goias State, Brazil.

16°30'S., 49°54'W., approx. co-ordinates of Anicuns.

Date of find: October 5, 1971.

Class and type: Iron. Medium octahedrite (1.0 mm). Group IIIA, 7.47% Ni, 18.6 ppm Ga, 36.4 ppm Ge, 7.1 ppm Ir.

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 276 kg.

Circumstances of find: Found during the mapping of the 'Serra do Mangabal' ultramafic complex, 500 metres from the road which runs from Sanclerlandia to Anicuns.

Source: M.R. Ribeiro and A.P. Rodrigues, 1972. 0 meteorito sideritico de Sanclerlandia. BoL Mineral. Recife 2, 75. See also A. Kracher etal., 1980. Chemical classification of iron meteorites - IX. A new group (IIF), revision of IAB and IIICD and data on 57 additional irons. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 44, 773.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 58, Meteoritics 15, 235-240 (1980)
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Alvarenga,C.J.S. 2004   
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Geography:

Brazil
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (16° 13'S, 50° 18'W)
     Recommended::   (16° 13'S, 50° 18'W)

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