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Rich Mountain
Basic information Name: Rich Mountain
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1903
Country: United States
Mass:help 668 g
Classification
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NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11301 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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References: Never published in the Meteoritical Bulletin
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (33° 17'N, 85° 10'W)
     Recommended::   (35° 2'N, 83° 2'W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 276.4 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 29 approved meteorites from North Carolina, United States (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 1857 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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