By Rogelio Daniel Acevedo
The first Catalogue of Meteorites from South the USA comprises new specimens by no means formerly reported, whereas uncertain situations and pseudometeorites were intentionally omitted.
The falling of those items is a random occasion, however the websites the place previous meteorites are chanced on are typically centred in sure parts, e.g. within the deflation surfaces in Chile’s Atacama desolate tract, as a result of favorable weather stipulations and ablation processes.
Our Catalogue presents uncomplicated info on each one specimen like its provenance and where the place it was once came upon (in geographic co-ordinates and with illustrative maps), its authentic identify, its category kind (class, and if acceptable, weathering grade and surprise stage), if it used to be noticeable falling or used to be came upon accidentally, its overall mass or weight, the establishment the place it really is held, and crucial bibliographic references approximately it.
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19° 490 S, 48° 470 W. Minas Gerais. Stone, ordinary chondrite, (H5). Fall, 1903, 40 kg. Smithsonian Institution collections, Natural History Museum. Gomes et al. (1977a). Fig. 45. Uruaçu. 14° 320 S, 48° 460 W. Goiás. Iron, (IAB). 5 kg. Museu Nacional do Rio de Janeiro, IGPP-UCLA. Russell et al. (2002). Fig. 46. 4 Brazil 57 Fig. 45 Uberaba. Credit: Museu de Geociencias-IGc/ USP Fig. 46 Uruaçu. 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.
2009a, b), Zucolotto and Riff (2009). Fig. 48. References Antonello LL, Zucolotto ME, Scorzelli RB, Roisenberg A, Varela ME, Souza Azevedo I (2010a) Estudo comparativo entre os meteoritos Lavras do Sul e Putinga (Petrografia e Mineralogia). In: Congresso Brasileiro de Geologia, 45, 2010, Belém. Anais. Belém: Sociedade Brasileira de Geologia, 1 p. CD-ROM. (pap. 1557) Antonello LL, Zucolotto ME, Scorzelli RB, Souza Azevedo I (2010b) Petrografia e Mineralogia do Meteorito Serra de Magé Revisado (88230 S; 368460 W).
1981). Fig. 12. Cratheús (1931). 05° 150 S, 40° 300 W. Ceará. Iron. Octahedrite, (IVA). 5 kg. Smithsonian Institution collection, Natural History Museum. Cratheús (1950). Iron, plessitic octahedrite, (IIC). Found in 1909, 367 g. Smithsonian Institution collections, Natural History Museum. Curvello (1950b). Governador Valadares. 18° 510 S, 41° 570 W. Minas Gerais. Achondrite, Martian nakhlite. Find, 1958, 158 g. Smithsonian Institution collection, Natural History Museum. Burragato et al. (1975), Berkley et al.
Catalogue of Meteorites from South America by Rogelio Daniel Acevedo