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Phuoc-Binh
Basic information Name: Phuoc-Binh
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1941
Country: Vietnam
Mass:help 11 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 73  (1992)  L5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 8222 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 73:
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Fuc Bin

50 km NNE of Hanoi, Vietnam

Fell 1971 July

Stone, ordinary chondrite (L5)

A stone of 2.3 x 1.8 x 0.9 cm (equal to about 14 g) was recovered. Information and analysis, olivine Fa23.6, pyroxene Fs20.3, O. B. Mitreikina, Department of Geology, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia. See also Mitreikina et al. (1992).

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 73, Meteoritics 27, 477-483 (1992)
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Vietnam
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (15° 43'N, 108° 6'E)
     Recommended::   (15° 43'N, 108° 6'E)

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     This is the only approved meteorite from Quang Nam-Da Nang, Vietnam
     This is 1 of 3 approved meteorites from Vietnam
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Synonymshelp: Fuc Bin (In NHM Cat)

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