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Messina
Basic information Name: Messina
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1955
Country: Italy
Mass:help 2.41 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6388 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [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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Matteo Chinellato   
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Franco Vignato   
Geography:

Italy
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (38° 11'N, 15° 34'E)
     Recommended::   (38° 11'N, 15° 34'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 4 approved meteorites from Sicilia, Italy (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 41 approved meteorites from Italy (plus 23 unapproved names)
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Synonymshelp: Camaro (In NHM Cat)
Camaro Superiore (In NHM Cat)

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