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Santiago Papasquiero
Basic information Name: Santiago Papasquiero
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1958
Country: Mexico
Mass:help 119.5 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 33  (1965)  Iron
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Iron-ung
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Iron-ung
Recommended:  Iron, ungrouped    [explanation]

This is 1 of 130 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Iron, ungrouped.   [show all]
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Writeup from MB 33:
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DISCOVERY OF SANTIAGO PAPASQUIERO, MEXICO.

Name: SANTIAGO PAPASQUIERO.

The place of fall or discovery:  133 km southwest of the village of Santiago Papasquie­ro, Durango, Mexico.

Date of fall or discovery: FOUND, about 1958; brought to scientific notice in 1964.

Class and type: IRON, hexahedrite (?).

Number of individual spe­cimens: 1.

Total weight: 119.5 kg.

Circumstances of fall or discovery: The meteorite was found by J. Silva while chopping wood. The meteorite is preserved in the collections of Arizona State University (Tempe, USA).

Source: Report of Dr. Ch. F. Lewis (Tempe, USA) in a letter, 11.9 1965.

Buchwald The following entries were found for Santiago Papasquiero in Buchwald (1975)
[Buchwald, Vagn F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press, 1418 pp.]
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 33, Moscow (1965)
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Geography:

Mexico
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (24° 30'N, 106° 0'W)
     Recommended::   (24° 30'N, 106° 0'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 14 approved meteorites from Durango, Mexico
     This is 1 of 111 approved meteorites from Mexico (plus 4 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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