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North Chile meteorite, Antofagasta Province, Antofagasta Region, Chile

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 23° South , 69° West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -23.00000,-69.00000
Other regions containing this locality:Atacama Desert, Chile
Non-native locality type:Meteorite
Meteorite Class:IIAB iron meteorite
Meteoritical Society Class: Iron, IIAB
Metbull:View entry in Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Köppen climate type:BWk : Cold desert climate
Other/historical region names associated with this locality:Coya Norte meteorite (Filomena meteorite, Puripica meteorite, Quillagua meteorite, Rio Loa meteorite, San Martin meteorite, Tocopilla meteorite, Union meteorite), Antofagasta Province, Antofagasta Region, Chile


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http://www.lpi.usra.edu/meteor/metbull.php?code=17001 (2016) - North Chile information on lpi.usra.edu (Meteoritical Bulletin: Entry for North Chile; Buchwald, V.F. (1975): Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press, 1418 pp.)

Ramsden, A.R., Cameron, E.N. (1966): Kamacite and taenite superstructures and a metastable tetragonal phase in iron meteorites. The American Mineralogist: 51: 37-55

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