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Vitoria da Conquista
Basic information Name: Vitoria da Conquista
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: Brazil
Mass:help 10.5 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  Iron (IVA)
Recommended:  Iron, IVA    [explanation]

This is 1 of 80 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Iron, IVA.   [show all]
Search for other: Iron meteorites, IVA irons, and Metal-rich meteorites
Comments: Approved 16 Apr 2009
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 4
  Line 3:
State/Prov/County:Vitoria da Conquista, Bahia, Brazil
Latitude:14°50'19"S
Longitude:40°50'10"W
Mass (g):10500
Pieces:1
Class:Iron (IVA)
Classifier:M. E. Zucolotto, MNRJ
Type spec mass (g):120
Type spec location:MNRJ
Main mass:Bernardes
Comments:Co = 0.41, Ni = 9.4 (both in wt%); Ga = 2.4, As = 13, Ir = 0.84, Au = 2.37 (all in ppm)
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MNRJ: Museu Nacional, Quinta da Boa Vista, Rio de Janeiro, CEP 20940-040, Brazil (institutional address; updated 26 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 96, MAPS 44, 1355-1397 (2009)
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Geography:

Brazil
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (14° 50' 19"S, 40° 50' 10"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6 approved meteorites from Bahia, Brazil (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 82 approved meteorites from Brazil (plus 6 unapproved names) (plus 7 impact craters)
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