|Basic information||Name: Marilia|
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1971
Mass: 2.5 kg
This is 1 of 5333 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4. [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Writeup from MB 52:
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FALL OF THE MARILIA, BRAZIL, STONY METEORITE
Place of fall: Marilia, Sao Paulo State, Brazil.
Date of fall: October 5, 1971, about 5 p.m. local time.
Class and type: Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H4).
Number of individual specimens: 7
Total weight: About 2.5 kg
Circumstances of fall: The fall was witnessed by P. E. Avanzo, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador Bahia, Brasil, and his institution has the largest individual specimen recovered (780g).
Source: P. E. Avanzo, G. R. Levi-Donati and G. P. Sighinolfi. 1973. The Marilia Meteorite Shower - A Preliminary Report. Meteoritics 8, 141-147.
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 52, Meteoritics 9, 101-121 (1974)|
This is 1 of 5 approved meteorites from Sao Paulo, Brazil (plus 1 impact crater)
This is 1 of 71 approved meteorites from Brazil (plus 6 unapproved names) (plus 6 impact craters)
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