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Deán Funes
Basic information Name: Deán Funes
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1977
Country: Argentina
Mass:help 9.26 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 82  (1998)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9646 approved meteorites (plus 16 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)
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Writeup from MB 82:

Deán Funes

Cordoba, Argentina

Found, and possibly fell, ca. 1977; recognized 1997

Ordinary chondrite (H5)

A 9.26 kg stone was observed to fall by an anonymous person who kept it in his garden until it was identified and bought by an anonymous meteorite collector.  Classification and mineralogy (M. Ghélis and B. Zanda, MNHNP):  olivine, Fa19.6; pyroxene Fs17.4Wo1.3; shock stage S2; weathering grade W1. Specimens:  type specimen, 15.4 g, MNHNP; main mass, RLang

Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
RLang: RA Langheinrich Meteorites, 290 Brewer Road, Ilion, NY 13357, United States; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 82, MAPS 33, A221-A240 (1998)
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Geography:

Argentina
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 26'S, 64° 12'W)
     Recommended::   (30° 26'S, 64° 12'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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