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Varpaisjärvi
Basic information Name: Varpaisjärvi
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1913
Country: Finland
Mass:help 2 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10712 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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References: Never published in the Meteoritical Bulletin
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Geography:

Finland
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (63° 18'N, 27° 44'E)
     Recommended::   (63° 18'N, 27° 44'E)

Statistics:
     This is the only approved meteorite from Kuopio, Finland (plus 2 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 12 approved meteorites from Finland (plus 11 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Varpaisjairi (In NHM Cat)

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