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Naragh
Basic information Name: Naragh
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1974
Country: Iran
Mass:help 2.7 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 53  (1975)  H6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5851 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 53:
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FALL OF THE NARAGH, IRAN, STONY METEORITE

Name: NARAGH

Place of fall: The village of Naragh, 85 km SW of Teheran, Iran.

Date of fall: August 18,1974, at 1830 local time.

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H6).

Number of individual specimens: 1

Total weight: 2.7 kg

Circumstances of fall: The meteorite fell through the roof of a school laboratory, making a hole about 90 cm in diameter; there were no casualties.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 53, Meteoritics 10, 133-158 (1975)
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Geography:

Iran
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (33° 45'N, 51° 30'E)
     Recommended::   (33° 45'N, 51° 30'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites from Esfahan, Iran
     This is 1 of 260 approved meteorites from Iran (plus 46 unapproved names)
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