El Sampal meteorite, Nueva Lubecka, Tehuelches department, Chubut, Argentina
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|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||44° 31' 59'' South , 70° 22' 0'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-44.53333,-70.36667|
|Non-native locality type:||Meteorite|
|Meteorite Class:||IIIAB iron meteorite|
|Meteoritical Society Class:||Iron, IIIAB|
|Metbull:||View entry in Meteoritical Bulletin Database|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
IIIAB Medium Octahedrite Iron meteorite, found 1973. 142 kg
7 valid minerals.
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Ian Steele et al (1991). Occurrence and crystal structure of Ca-free beusite in the El Sampal IIIA iron meteorite. American Mineralogist, 76, 1985-1989.