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Post Info TOPIC: El Paso de Aguila Meteorite


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The El Paso de Aguila (H5) meteorite fell in Tamaulipas, Mexico, in November 1977.
A total mass of 17.23 kg was recovered.

25 22' 12"N, 97 22' 12"W



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El Paso de Aguila
2522.2'N, 9722.2'W
Tamaulipas State, Mexico
Fall: November 1977
Ordinary chondrite (H5)
History: A fall was observed and a single 17.226 kg mass was immediately recovered. No additional masses were ever located. The fall occurred on a ranch beside the main highway between Matamoros and Ciudad Victoria, Mexico, north of the town of El Paso de Aguila. The meteorite has been in the possession of the family of the finder.

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