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Rancho de la Pila (1882)
Basic information Name: Rancho de la Pila (1882)
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1882
Country: Mexico
Mass:help 46.5 kg
Classification
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NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIIAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIIA
Recommended:  Iron, IIIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 319 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIIAB.   [show all]
Search for other: IIIAB irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
Buchwald The following entries were found for Rancho de la Pila (1882) in Buchwald (1975)
[Buchwald, Vagn F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press, 1418 pp.]
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References: Never published in the Meteoritical Bulletin
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Geography:

Mexico
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (24° 7'N, 104° 18'W)
     Recommended::   (24° 7'N, 104° 18'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 14 approved meteorites from Durango, Mexico
     This is 1 of 112 approved meteorites from Mexico (plus 4 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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Synonymshelp: Durango (of P. Partsch) (In NHM Cat)
Guadalupe (In NHM Cat)
Guadalupe (of Karavinsky) (From MetBase)
Gualalupe (of Karavinsky) (In NHM Cat)
Karavinsky Iron (In NHM Cat)
Pila (In NHM Cat)

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