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Uruachic
Basic information Name: Uruachic
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1989
Country: Mexico
Mass:help 13 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 73  (1992)  IIIAB
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIIAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIIA
Recommended:  Iron, IIIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 311 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 73:
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Uruachic

Chihuahua, Mexico

Found 1989

Iron, medium octahedrite (IIIAB)

A single mass weighing 13 kg was found. Classification and analysis, 8.26% Ni, 19.1 ppm Ga, 3.28 ppm Ir, John T. Wasson, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA. Main mass with Robert Haag, Tucson, Arizona, USA. Information, A. L. Graham, The Natural History Museum, London SW5 51313, London, UK.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 73, Meteoritics 27, 477-483 (1992)
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Geography:

Mexico
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 51'N, 108° 14'W)
     Recommended::   (27° 51'N, 108° 14'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 25 approved meteorites from Chihuahua, Mexico (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 111 approved meteorites from Mexico (plus 4 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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