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Shergotty
Basic information Name: Shergotty
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1865
Country: India
Mass:help 5 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Martian (shergottite)
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Shergottite-basaltic
Recommended:  Martian (shergottite)    [explanation]

This is 1 of 108 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Martian (shergottite).   [show all]
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References: Never published in the Meteoritical Bulletin
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Geography:

India
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (24° 33'N, 84° 50'E)
     Recommended::   (24° 33'N, 84° 50'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 10 approved meteorites from Bihar, India
     This is 1 of 137 approved meteorites from India (plus 10 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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Synonyms: Behar (In NHM Cat)
Sherghati (In NHM Cat)
Umjhiawar (In NHM Cat)

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