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'Itapicuru-Mirim' (stone; ordinary chondrite)

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Itapicuru Mirim (324'S; 4420'W)
Fall circumstances - The Itapicuru Mirim, State of Maranhao, meteorite fell in the morning (11.00 hr) on a clear day in March, 1879. The fall was accompanied by sound effects (shot, gun) and one single stone was recovered.

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Itapicuru-Mirim 324' S, 4420' W
MaranhSo. Brazil
Fall 1879, March
Stone. Chondrite. Ordinary (H5)
Approx. recovered weight: 2 kg
A stone of 2kg fell, O.A. Derby (1888).
Mineralogy and analysis, olivine Fai88; 29.58% total iron, C.B. Gomes et al

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The Itapicuru-Mirim (H5) meteorite fell in Maranhao, Brazil, sometime in March, 1879.
A total mass of 2.02 kg was recovered.

3 24'S, 44 20'W



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