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Guadalupe y Calvo
Basic information Name: Guadalupe y Calvo
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1971
Country: Mexico
Mass:help 58.63 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 71  (1991)  IIAB
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIA
Recommended:  Iron, IIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 137 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIAB.   [show all]
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Writeup from MB 71:
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Guadalupe y Calvo

Chihuahua, Mexico

Iron. Hexahedrite (IIAB).

A mass of 58.63 kg was found next to a road in a mountainous region 0.5 km south of Guadalupe y Calvo. Classification and analysis, Ni 5.26%, Ir 43.9 ppm, Ga 61.2 ppm, John T. Wasson, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90024-1567, USA. Information and part of the mass, Marlin Cilz, Box 1063, Malta, MT 59538, USA.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 71, Meteoritics 26, 255-262 (1991)
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Mexico
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (26° 6'N, 106° 58'W)
     Recommended::   (26° 6'N, 106° 58'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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Synonymshelp: Guadelupe y Calvo (From MetBase)

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