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Ankober
Basic information Name: Ankober
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1942
Country: Ethiopia
Mass:help 6.5 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 5  (1957)  Chondrite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 4613 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7), H chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites
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Writeup from MB 5:
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Name: ANKOBER

The place of discovery: Near Ankober, northeast of Addis Ababa at Basso, in the zone of Bolede, Ethiopia, Africa.  φ = 10°N, λ =40°E.

Date of discovery: FALL, July 7, 1942 at 11:00 a.m.

Class and type: Stone, chondrite.

The number of separate specimens: 1

Total weight, grams: 6500


Writeup from MB 6:
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ERRATUM: In the Meteoritical Bulletin No 5, page 4, line 6 from bottom for λ = 10° E read λ = 45° E.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 5, Moscow (1957)
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 6, Moscow (1957)
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Geography:

Ethiopia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (9° 32'N, 39° 43'E)
     Recommended::   (9° 32'N, 39° 43'E)

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     This is 1 of 3 approved meteorites from Shewa, Ethiopia
     This is 1 of 6 approved meteorites from Ethiopia
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