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Iguaracu
Basic information Name: Iguaracu
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1977
Country: Brazil
Mass:help 1200 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 68  (1990)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 8739 approved meteorites (plus 11 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 68:
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Iguaracu

Near Iguaracu, Parana state, Brazil

Fell October 1977

Stone. Ordinary chondrite (H5).

A single, crusted mass weighing 1200 g fell near Iguaracu, R. R. Brooks, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand. Classification, olivine Fa18.8, P. Sipeira, William Rainey Harper College, Palatine, Illinois, pers. comm., 1989. 1 kg, Fundacao, Universitade de Maringa; 102 g, Massey

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 68, Meteoritics 25, 59-70 (1990)
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Geography:

Brazil
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (23° 12'S, 51° 50'W)
     Recommended::   (23° 12'S, 51° 50'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 4 approved meteorites from Parana, Brazil (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 71 approved meteorites from Brazil (plus 6 unapproved names) (plus 6 impact craters)
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