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Hoba
Basic information Name: Hoba
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1920
Country: Namibia
Mass:help 60 t
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IVB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IVB
Recommended:  Iron, IVB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 14 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IVB.   [show all]
Search for other: IVB irons, Metal-rich meteorites, and Iron meteorites
Buchwald The following entries were found for Hoba in Buchwald (1975)
[Buchwald, Vagn F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press, 1418 pp.]
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References: Never published in the Meteoritical Bulletin
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Fernlea Meteorites   
Images d'Afrique (http://isuisse.ifrance.com/photosafrique/hoba.html)   
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akira1988   
Corey Kuo.   
David L. Ribeca   
Dominik Stoeckli   
Franco Vignato   
Gregor H.   
Jay Piatek      
jean bernard Delbauve   
Matteo Chinellato   
MeteoriteCollector.org - AMNH - New York   
MeteoriteCollector.org - FCOM - Russ Finney      
METEORITICON   
Peter Marmet   
Robert Zdancewicz   
Geography:

Namibia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (19° 35'S, 17° 55'E)
     Recommended::   (19° 35'S, 17° 55'E)

Statistics:
     This is the only approved meteorite from Grootfontein, Namibia
     This is 1 of 18 approved meteorites from Namibia (plus 1 impact crater)
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Synonyms: Grootfontein (In NHM Cat)
Hoba Wes (In NHM Cat)
Hoba West (In NHM Cat)
Hobart West (In NHM Cat)

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