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Colomera
Basic information Name: Colomera
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1912
Country: Spain
Mass:help 134 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 22  (1961)  Iron or pallasite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIE
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIE
Recommended:  Iron, IIE    [explanation]

This is 1 of 14 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIE.   [show all]
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Writeup from MB 22:
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COLOMERA, Granada, Spain.

Reads: Iron. Hexahedrite. Should read: Iron. Octahedrite or Stony-iron. Pallasite.

Source: Report sent by Dr. E. P. Henderson (Washington, USA) in a letter to E. L. Krinov, August 22, 1961.

Buchwald The following entries were found for Colomera in Buchwald (1975)
[Buchwald, Vagn F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press, 1418 pp.]
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 22, Moscow (1961)
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Geography:

Spain
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (37° 26'N, 3° 39'W)
     Recommended::   (37° 26'N, 3° 39'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 3 approved meteorites from Andalucia, Spain (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 31 approved meteorites from Spain (plus 10 unapproved names)
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Synonymshelp: Granada (In NHM Cat)

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