|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
Mass: 1200 g
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)
Writeup from MB 68:
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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
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 68, Meteoritics 25, 59-70 (1990)|
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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