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Capilla del Monte
Basic information Name: Capilla del Monte
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1934
Country: Argentina
Mass:help 750 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 33  (1965)  H
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5854 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 30:
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CORDOBA, Rio Negro, Argentina; φ = 40°09'S, λ = 68°30'W.

FALL?


Writeup from MB 33:
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Dr. L. O. Giacomelli (Buenos Aires, Argentina) in a letter, 11.11 1965 reported that a fragmentary piece of stone (olivine-bronzite chondrite) meteorite weighing about 1 kg is in the Museum of the Direccion Nacional de Geologia y Mineria (Bue­nos Aires, Argentina). The meteorite was labelled as follow: «Capilla del Monte, Cordoba, 1934».

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 30, Moscow (1964)
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 33, Moscow (1965)
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Don Edwards   
Geography:

Argentina
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 53'S, 64° 33'W)
     Recommended::   (30° 53'S, 64° 33'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 9 approved meteorites from Cordoba, Argentina (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 79 approved meteorites from Argentina (plus 9 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Corboda (In NHM Cat)
Cordoba (In NHM Cat)

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