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Madiun
Basic information Name: Madiun
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1935
Country: Indonesia
Mass:help 400 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 59  (1981)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11509 approved meteorites (plus 6 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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Writeup from MB 59:
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FALL OF THE MADIUN, INDONESIA, STONY METEORITE

Name: MADIUN

Place of fall: 20 miles south of Madiun, Java, Indonesia.

7°45'S., 111°32'E., approximately.

Date of fall: June 20, 1935

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-hypersthene chondrite (L6). Olivine Fa24.2, pyroxene Fs21.2­

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 400 g, approximately.

Circumstances of fall: Not known. The specimen is at the Geological Survey of Indonesia, Bandung.

Sources: S. Padmanagara, Director, Geological Survey of Indonesia, Bandung, Indonesia; K. Fredriksson and C. Reid, Department of Mineral Sciences, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560, USA.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 59, Meteoritics 16, 193-199 (1981)
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Geography:

Indonesia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (7° 45'S, 111° 32'E)
     Recommended::   (7° 45'S, 111° 32'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7 approved meteorites from Jawa Timur, Indonesia
     This is 1 of 19 approved meteorites from Indonesia (plus 2 unapproved names)
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