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Lahrauli
Basic information Name: Lahrauli
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1955
Country: India
Mass:help 900 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 58  (1980)  Ureilite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Ureilite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 516 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
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Writeup from MB 58:
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FALL OF THE LAHRAULI, INDIA, STONY METEORITE

Name: LAHRAULI

Synonym: Basti

Place of fall: Lahrauli village, Basti district, Uttar Pradesh, India.

26°47'N., 82°50'E.

Date of fall: March 24, 1955, at about 1100 hrs.

Class and type: Stone. Achondrite, Ca-poor. Ureilite. Olivine Fo74-85, total iron = 13.29%.

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 900 g, approximately.

Circumstances of fall: Not reported.

Source: N. Bhandari (private communication). N. Bhandari and A.L. Graham, manuscript. See also P.D. Malhotra, 1962. Rec. Geol. Surv. India 89, 479.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 58, Meteoritics 15, 235-240 (1980)
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Geography:

India
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (26° 47'N, 82° 43'E)
     Recommended::   (26° 47'N, 82° 43'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 39 approved meteorites from Uttar Pradesh, India
     This is 1 of 143 approved meteorites from India (plus 10 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Basti (In NHM Cat)

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