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Bolivia

  • Rogelio Daniel AcevedoEmail author
  • Maximiliano C. L. Rocca
  • Víctor Manuel García
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Earth System Sciences book series (BRIEFSEARTHSYST)

Abstract

At present only three meteorites were found in this country where one of them is not geographically located (Fig. 3.1). Another possible meteorite (Bolivia iron, 21.25 kg., Smithsonian Institution collections) is surely paired with Pooposo octahedrite.

Keywords

Natural History High Altitude Natural History Museum National Museum Smithsonian Institution 
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Notes

Acknowledgments

This brief overview of South American meteorites was partially funded by the Centro Austral de Investigaciones Científicas (CADIC) and the Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Tecnológicas (CONICET) of Argentina, the National Geographic/Waitt, and The Planetary Society. We are also grateful to Jorge Rabassa for his remarks on the manuscript and to Ricardo Alonso for his valuable comments about some new and/or little-known meteorites.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rogelio Daniel Acevedo
    • 1
    Email author
  • Maximiliano C. L. Rocca
    • 2
  • Víctor Manuel García
    • 1
  1. 1.Centro Austral de Investigaciones CientíficasTierra del FuegoArgentina
  2. 2.The Planetary SocietyCiudad de Buenos AiresArgentina

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