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Pampanga
Basic information Name: Pampanga
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1859
Country: Philippines
Mass:help 10.5 kg
Classification
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NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7157 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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Don Edwards   
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Philippines
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (15° 5'N, 120° 42'E)
     Recommended::   (15° 5'N, 120° 42'E)

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     This is the only approved meteorite from Central Luzon, Philippines
     This is 1 of 5 approved meteorites from Philippines
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Synonymshelp: Mexico (In NHM Cat)
Philippine Islands (In NHM Cat)

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