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Karakol
Basic information Name: Karakol
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1840
Country: Kazakhstan
Mass:help 3 kg
Classification
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NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2749 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL 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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Vernadsky Institute, Moscow   
Geography:

Kazakhstan
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (47° 13'N, 81° 1'E)
     Recommended::   (47° 13'N, 81° 1'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 3 approved meteorites from Semipalatinsk, Kazakhstan (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 20 approved meteorites from Kazakhstan (plus 4 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Kirghiz Steppes (In NHM Cat)
Kirgisen Steppe (In NHM Cat)
Kirgizskaia Step (In NHM Cat)

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