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Nerft
Basic information Name: Nerft
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1864
Country: Latvia
Mass:help 10.25 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9489 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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Mike Bandli   
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Geography:

Latvia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (56° 30'N, 21° 30'E)
     Recommended::   (56° 30'N, 21° 30'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 4 approved meteorites from Latvia (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 1 impact crater)
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Synonyms: Poghel (In NHM Cat)
Pohgel (In NHM Cat)
Swajahn (In NHM Cat)

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