header
  MetSoc Home            Publications            Contacts  
Search the Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Last update: 30 Nov 2019
Search for: Search type: Search limits: Display: Publication:
Names
Text help
Places
Classes
Years
Contains
Starts with
Exact
Sounds like
NonAntarctic
Falls  Non-NWAs
What's new
  in the last:
Limit to approved meteorite names
Search text:  
Otinapa
Basic information Name: Otinapa
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1986
Country: Mexico
Mass:help 8.4 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 66  (1988)  Pallasite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Pallasite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Pallasite
Recommended:  Pallasite, PMG    [explanation]

This is 1 of 43 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Pallasite, PMG.   [show all]
Search for other: Main group pallasites, Metal-rich meteorites, and Pallasites
Comments: Revised 26 May 2009: Classification from Wasson (2003)
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 66:
Warning: the following text was scanned and may contain character recognition errors. Refer to the original to be sure of accuracy.

Otinapa

Durango, Mexico

Found 1986

Stony-iron. Pallasite.

A single 8.4 kg mass was found about 40 miles W of Durango, Mexico, possibly near Otinapa. Olivine Fa13.0. The specimen is distinct from Ahumada (Fa11.5). 1.5 kg American Museum of Natural History; 3.5 kg. private collection of Robert Haag. (R. A. Haag, 2990 E. Michigan Dr., Tucson, AZ 85726, USA)

Catalogs:
Search for specimens in the Smithsonian Institution collection (U.S.):   
    Require SI photo
Search for this meteorite in the Natural History Museum collection (U.K.):   
    Require NHM photo
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 66, Meteoritics 23, 171-173 (1988)
Find references in NASA ADS:
Find references in Google Scholar:
Photos:
CreditPhotos
Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Don Edwards   
Photos uploaded by members of the Encyclopedia of Meteorites.
    (Caution, these are of unknown reliability)
Gerald Armstrong   
Jay Piatek   
Geography:

Mexico
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (24° 11'N, 105° 2'W)
     Recommended::   (24° 11'N, 105° 2'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)
Proximity search:
Find nearby meteorites: enter search radius (km):

Direct link to this page