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Pitino
Basic information Name: Pitino
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: Argentina
Mass:help 1667 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10151 approved meteorites (plus 18 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)
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 1
  Line 11:
State/Prov/County:Santiago del Estero
Origin or pseudonym:Campo del Cielo strewnfield
Date:2002
Latitude:27°28' S
Longitude:60°35' W
Mass (g):1667
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):15.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):14.9
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4
Classifier:S. Afanasiev, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):42.4
Main mass:MFarmer
Finder:MFarmer
Institutions
   and collections
Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
MFarmer: Michael Farmer, P.O. Box 86059, Tucson, AZ 85754-6059, United States; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Don Edwards   
Mark Bostick   
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Brice D. Hornback   
Geography:

Argentina
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (27° 28'S, 60° 35'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 3 approved meteorites from Chaco, 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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