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Rumanová
Basic information Name: Rumanová
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1994
Country: Slovakia
Mass:help 4.3 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 81  (1997)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10899 approved meteorites (plus 19 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [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 81:

Rumanová

Slovakia

Found 1994 August

Ordinary chondrite (H5)

An 4.3 kg stone was found by Jozef Tehlár in a grain field at harvest time.  Mineralogy and classification (P. Siman and I. Rojkovic, SAS): olivine, Fa18.5–19.0; abundant terrestrial weathering products. Specimens:  main mass, SNM; type specimen, SAS.

Institutions
   and collections
SAS: Astronomical Institute, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Dúbravská 9, 842 28 Bratislava, Slovakia (institutional address)
SNM: Natural History Museum of Slovak National Museum, Vajanského nábr. 2, P.O.BOX 13, 810 06 Bratislava, Slovakia; Website (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2018)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 81, MAPS 32, A159-A166 (1997)
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Geography:

Slovakia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (48° 20' 53"N, 17° 51' 58"E)
     Recommended::   (48° 20' 53"N, 17° 51' 58"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 9.9 m apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites from Zapadoslovensky, Slovakia
     This is 1 of 7 approved meteorites from Slovakia
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