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El Simbolar
Basic information Name: El Simbolar
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1938
Country: Argentina
Mass:help 40 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 8  (1958)  Unknown
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Iron
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Iron-coarse octahedrite
Recommended:  Iron    [explanation]

This is 1 of 99 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as Iron.   [show all]
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Writeup from MB 8:
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EL SIMBOLAR, Argentina.

Literature: l. Bol. Fac. Cienc. Univ. Nac. Cordoba, Argentina, 195x, v. 2, No. 3-4, pp. 79-89 /MA-11-255/. 2.Publ. Museo Mineral. Geol. Facultad de Sci. Ex. Fix. Nat. 1940, 3-13.  4. The Americ. Mineralogist, Sept.-Oct. 1955, v.40, No. 9, l0, p.937.

Buchwald The following entries were found for El Simbolar 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. 8, Moscow (1958)
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Geography:

Argentina
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 38'S, 64° 53'W)
     Recommended::   (30° 38'S, 64° 53'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 10 approved meteorites from Cordoba, Argentina (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 80 approved meteorites from Argentina (plus 9 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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