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Loreto
Basic information Name: Loreto
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1896
Country: Mexico
Mass:help 94.8 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 8  (1958)  Iron
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIIAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIIA
Recommended:  Iron, IIIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 309 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIIAB.   [show all]
Search for other: IIIAB irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
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Writeup from MB 8:
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LORETO, Mexico, Iron.

Literature: 1. Geochim. et Cosmochim. Acta, 1954, v.6, No. 5/6.  2. Meteoritics, 1956, v. l, No. 4, p.477 /MA-13-362/.

Buchwald The following entries were found for Loreto 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. 8, Moscow (1958)
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Geography:

Mexico
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (26° 1'N, 111° 22'W)
     Recommended::   (26° 1'N, 111° 22'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 4 approved meteorites from Baja California Sur, Mexico
     This is 1 of 111 approved meteorites from Mexico (plus 4 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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Synonymshelp: Loreto Baja (In NHM Cat)

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