Catalogue of Meteorites from South America (SpringerBriefs by Rogelio Daniel Acevedo

By Rogelio Daniel Acevedo

The first Catalogue of Meteorites from South the US comprises 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 upon are typically concentrated in convinced parts, e.g. within the deflation surfaces in Chile’s Atacama barren region, 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 was once came across (in geographic co-ordinates and with illustrative maps), its legit identify, its class sort (class, and if acceptable, weathering grade and surprise stage), if it used to be obvious falling or was once chanced 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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2003), Connolly et al. (2008), Pucheta and Cassino (2008). Fig. 29. Patrimônio. 19° 320 S, 48° 340 W. Minas Gerais. Stone, ordinary chondrite, (L6). 12 kg. Smithsonian Institution collections, Natural History Museum. Frederick (1956). Fig. 30. Piedade do Bagre. 18° 560 3000 S, 44° 590 W. Minas Gerais. Iron, medium octahedrite. Find, 1922, 59 kg. Smithsonian Institution collections, Natural History Museum. Spencer and Hey (1930). Fig. 31. Pirapora (Angra Dos Reis hexaedrite). 17° 180 S, 45° W. Minas Gerais.

Smithsonian Institution collections. Clarke Jr. (1974), Cavarretta et al. (1975), Gomes et al. (1978a, b). Fig. 16. Ipitinga. 00° 210 N, 53° 490 W. Pará. Stone, ordinary chondrite, (H5). 3. Found in 1989, 7 kg. Museu de Mineralogía, Belem, Pará (Brazil. Dreher et al. (1995), Wlotzka (1992). Fig. 17. Itapicuru-Mirim. 03° 240 S, 44° 200 W. Maranhao. Stone. ordinary chondrite, (H5). 02 kg. Smithsonian Institution collections, The Natural History Museum. Gomes et al. (1977b). Fig. 18. 46 Fig. 16 Ipiranga.

28. Patos de Minas 1 (Corrego Areado). 18° 350 S, 46° 320 W. Minas Gerais. Iron, hexahedrite, (IIAB). Found in 1925, 32 kg were recovered. Smithsonian Institution collections. Patos de Minas 2 (Santa Fé). 18° 350 S, 46° 320 W. Minas Gerais. Iron, octahedrite (IAB complex). The highly unusual meteorite shows schreibersite and troilite inclusions in a chaotic disturbed lattice. Found in 2002, 198kg. Museu Nacional UFRJ, IGPP-UCLA (Los Ángeles). Scorzelli et al. (2003), Connolly et al. (2008), Pucheta and Cassino (2008).

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