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Nio
Basic information Name: Nio
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1897
Country: Japan
Mass:help 467 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 8  (1958)  Stone
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H3-4
Recommended:  H3-4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 17 approved meteorites classified as H3-4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
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Writeup from MB 8:
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NIHO, Japan, Stone.

Literature: Nat. Sci. Mus. Tokyo, 1953, v.20, No. 10-12, pp. 129-154. /MA-13-80/.

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     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (34° 12'N, 131° 34'E)
     Recommended::   (34° 12'N, 131° 34'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7 approved meteorites from Chugoku, Japan
     This is 1 of 56 approved meteorites from Japan (plus 12 unapproved names)
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Synonymshelp: Miyano (From MetBase)
Niho (In NHM Cat)
Niwo (In NHM Cat)

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