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Nakhla
Basic information Name: Nakhla
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1911
Country: Egypt
Mass:help 10 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Martian (nakhlite)
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Nakhlite
Recommended:  Martian (nakhlite)    [explanation]

This is 1 of 18 approved meteorites classified as Martian (nakhlite).   [show all]
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MeteoriteCollector.org - AMNH - New York   
MeteoriteCollector.org - FCOM - Russ Finney   
MeteoriteCollector.org - NHMV - Vienna   
MeteoriteCollector.org - USNM - Smithsonian   
Michael Hofmann   
Michael S. Scherman   
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Geography:

Egypt
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (31° 19'N, 30° 21'E)
     Recommended::   (31° 19'N, 30° 21'E)

Statistics:
     This is the only approved meteorite from Al Buhayrah, Egypt
     This is 1 of 66 approved meteorites from Egypt (plus 11 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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Synonyms: Abdel Malek (In NHM Cat)
El Nakhla el Baharia (In NHM Cat)

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