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High Possil
Basic information Name: High Possil
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1804
Country: United Kingdom
Mass:help 4.5 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9407 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7), L chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites
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References: Never published in the Meteoritical Bulletin
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Monument dedicated to the High Possil meteorite at place of fall   
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Gerald Armstrong   
Kieron Heard   
Peter Marmet   
Shawn Alan   
Geography:

United Kingdom
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (55° 54'N, 4° 14'W)
     Recommended::   (55° 54'N, 4° 14'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 4 approved meteorites from Scotland, United Kingdom (plus 3 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 22 approved meteorites from United Kingdom (plus 23 unapproved names)
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Synonyms: Glasgow (In NHM Cat)

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