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Esquel
Basic information Name: Esquel
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1951
Country: Argentina
Mass:help 755 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 29  (1964)  Pallasite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Pallasite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Pallasite-Main gr
Recommended:  Pallasite, PMG    [explanation]

This is 1 of 50 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Pallasite, PMG.   [show all]
Search for other: Main group pallasites, Metal-rich meteorites, and Pallasites
Comments: Revised 26 May 2009: Revised pallasite classifications
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Writeup from MB 29:
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ESQUEL, Esquel, Chubut Province (Patagonian Territory), Argentina; φ = 42°54'S, λ = 71°20'W.

FOUND, probably before 1951.

STONY-IRON, pallasite.

1 specimen, weight about 1500 kg. They meteorite was found awbeded in the soil; brought to Buenos Aires City, is in possession of his finder.

Source: An Article L. O. Giacomelli, Meteoritos halladus en la Patagonia. Argentina Austral, Ann XXXIV, No 370-371, 14, 1962, Buenos Aires, and report Dr. L. O.. Giacomelli (Buenos Aires, Argentina), in a letter, XI.30.1963.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 29, Moscow (1964)
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Geography:

Argentina
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (42° 54'S, 71° 20'W)
     Recommended::   (42° 54'S, 71° 20'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 5 approved meteorites from Chubut, Argentina
     This is 1 of 81 approved meteorites from Argentina (plus 9 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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