By Rogelio Daniel Acevedo
The first Catalogue of Meteorites from South the USA contains new specimens by no means formerly reported, whereas uncertain circumstances and pseudometeorites were intentionally omitted.
The falling of those gadgets is a random occasion, however the websites the place previous meteorites are came across are typically targeted in convinced parts, e.g. within the deflation surfaces in Chile’s Atacama wilderness, as a result of favorable weather stipulations and ablation processes.
Our Catalogue offers simple info on each one specimen like its provenance and where the place it used to be chanced on (in geographic co-ordinates and with illustrative maps), its reliable identify, its category sort (class, and if appropriate, weathering grade and surprise stage), if it was once noticeable falling or used to be stumbled on accidentally, its overall mass or weight, the establishment the place it really is held, and crucial bibliographic references approximately it.
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15° 350 S, 50° 090 W. Goiás Iron, coarse octahedrite, (IAB complex). 7 wt %. Year found unknown, 628 kg. Graham (1980), Kracher et al. (1980), Svisero et al. (1980). Fig. 19. Itutinga. 21° 200 S, 44° 400 W. Minas Gerais. Iron, (IIIAB). 2 kg. 76 g fragment named ‘‘Itumirim’’ by Nunes et al. (2010a, b). Smithsonian Institution collections. Fig. 20. Lavras do Sul. 30° 480 S, 53° 540 W. Rio Grande do Sul. Stone, ordinary chondrite, (L5), S3/4 W1. 6. It is similar in composition to the Putinga meteorite.
Avanhandava. 21° 270 3700 S, 49° 570 0300 W. São Paulo. Stone, ordinary chondrite, (H4). 33 kg. Smithsonian Institution collections. Paar et al. (1976), Lux et al. (1981), Kessel et al. (2004), Kohout and Pesonen (2005), Kohout et al. (2006, 2007). Fig. 3. Balsas. 07° 310 8800 S, 46° 020 4700 W. Maranhão. Iron, octahedrite (IIIAB). Find, 1974, 41 kg. Associação Carazinhense de Astronomia e Estudos Espacials (Rio Grande do Sul), Museu Nacional UFRJ, IGPP-UCLA. Grossman (1998), Zucolotto (1999). Fig.
Credit: Mike Farmer Fig. 47 Varre-Sai. br Varre-Sai. 20° 510 S, 41° 440 0100 W. Rio de Janeiro. Stone, ordinary chondrite, (L5), S4 W0. 49). A bright fireball was observed at noon, on June 19, 2010, N of Rio de Janeiro and S of Espirito Santo state. 5 kg) were recovered in both states. Museu Nacional do Rio de Janeiro and Centro Brasiliero de Pesquisas Fisicas, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). Zucolotto et al. (2011a, 2012b), Garvie (2012). Fig. 47. 58 4 Brazil Fig. 48 Vitória da Conquista. br Veríssimo.