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Vera
Basic information Name: Vera
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1941
Country: Argentina
Mass:help 80 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 8  (1958)  Stone
MB 21  (1961)  Chondrite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L/LL4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L/LL4
Recommended:  L/LL4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 20 approved meteorites classified as L/LL4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L/LL chondrites, L/LL chondrites (type 4-7), LL chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 8:
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VERA, Argentine. Stone.

Literature: 1. Rev. Minera. Geol. Mineral., Soc. Argentina Mineria, y Geol., 1953, v.21, pp. 29-32. /MA-12-612/.


Writeup from MB 21:
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VERA, near village of Calchaqui, department of Vera, Santa Fe province (φ = 29°53'S; λ = 60°17'W of Greenwich).

FOUND, 1941.

STONY, chondrite.

1 specimen, weight over 100 kg.

The meteorite was found by a ploughman and broken up into several part

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 8, Moscow (1958)
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 21, Moscow (1961)
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Don Edwards   
Geography:

Argentina
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (29° 55'S, 60° 17'W)
     Recommended::   (29° 55'S, 60° 17'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8 approved meteorites from Santa Fe, Argentina
     This is 1 of 80 approved meteorites from Argentina (plus 9 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Calchaqui (In NHM Cat)

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