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Girgenti
Basic information Name: Girgenti
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1853
Country: Italy
Mass:help 18 kg
Classification
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NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 12206 approved meteorites (plus 7 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:

Italy
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (37° 19'N, 13° 34'E)
     Recommended::   (37° 19'N, 13° 34'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 4 approved meteorites from Sicilia, Italy (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 42 approved meteorites from Italy (plus 23 unapproved names)
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Synonymshelp: Agrigento (In NHM Cat)
Girghenti (In NHM Cat)

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