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Benares (a)
Basic information Name: Benares (a)
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1798
Country: India
Mass:help 3.7 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL4
Recommended:  LL4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 279 approved meteorites classified as LL4.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7), LL chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites
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References: Never published in the Meteoritical Bulletin
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Geography:

India
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (25° 22'N, 82° 55'E)
     Recommended::   (25° 22'N, 82° 55'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 38 approved meteorites from Uttar Pradesh, India
     This is 1 of 137 approved meteorites from India (plus 10 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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Synonyms: Benares (From MetBase)
Krakhut (In NHM Cat)

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