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Alatage
Basic information Name: Alatage
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1959
Country: China
Mass:help 37.5 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Iron
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Iron-medium octahedrite
Recommended:  Iron, IIIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 292 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIIAB.   [show all]
Search for other: IIIAB irons, Metal-rich meteorites, and Iron meteorites
Comments: Revised 31 Oct 2007: Class from Bartoschewitz and Spettel (2001) MAPS 36, A237-239
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References: Never published in the Meteoritical Bulletin
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Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (42° 20'N, 93° 0'E)
     Recommended::   (42° 20'N, 93° 0'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 38 approved meteorites from Xinjiang, China (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 143 approved meteorites from China (plus 7 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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Synonyms: Hami (In NHM Cat)

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