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Mezö-Madaras
Basic information Name: Mezö-Madaras
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1852
Country: Romania
Mass:help 22.7 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L3.7
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L3.7
Recommended:  L3.7    [explanation]

This is 1 of 51 approved meteorites classified as L3.7.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Revised 4 Oct 2019: Updated location
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Writeup from MB 108:
Mezö-Madaras: updated location

Lüttge-Pop et al. (2013) present corrected information on the fall coordinates as 46˚ 36’N, 24˚ 26’E, in Mureş County, Romania.
Bibliography:
  • Lüttge-Pop D., Andrei R.J., and Har N. (2013) Historical Romanian meteorites: emendations of official catalogue records. Studia UBB Geologia, 58(2), 41-45 . (link)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography:

Romania
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (46° 30'N, 25° 44'E)
     Recommended::   (46° 36'N, 24° 26'E)
Note: the NHM and recommended coordinates are 100.3 km apart

Statistics:
     This is the only approved meteorite from Mures, Romania
     This is 1 of 9 approved meteorites from Romania (plus 2 unapproved names)
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Synonymshelp: Fekete (In NHM Cat)
Madaras (In NHM Cat)
Maros (In NHM Cat)
Mezö-Madarasz (In NHM Cat)
Mezoe-Madaras (In NHM Cat)
Weiler (In NHM Cat)

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