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Monte das Fortes
Basic information Name: Monte das Fortes
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1950
Country: Portugal
Mass:help 4.89 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 8  (1958)  Stone
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6720 approved meteorites (plus 4 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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Writeup from MB 8:
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MONTES DAS FORTES, Portugal. Stone.

Literature: l. Comun. Serv. Geol. Portugal, 1954, v.35, p.24. /MA-12-609/.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 8, Moscow (1958)
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Geography:

Portugal
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (38° 1'N, 8° 15'W)
     Recommended::   (38° 1'N, 8° 15'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites from Beja, Portugal
     This is 1 of 8 approved meteorites from Portugal (plus 1 unapproved name)
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