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Karatu
Basic information Name: Karatu
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1963
Country: Tanzania
Mass:help 2.22 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2750 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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Geography:

Tanzania
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (3° 30'S, 35° 35'E)
     Recommended::   (3° 30'S, 35° 35'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 3 approved meteorites from Arusha, Tanzania
     This is 1 of 10 approved meteorites from Tanzania
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