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Saint-Séverin
Basic information Name: Saint-Séverin
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1966
Country: France
Mass:help 271 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 40  (1967)  LL
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2749 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 40:
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FALL OF ST. SEVERIN STONY METEORITE, FRANCE

Name: ST. SEVERIN.

The place of fall or discovery: France; φ = 45°18'N, λ =0°14'E.

Date of fall or discovery: FALL, June 27, 1966.

Class and type: STONY, olivine-hypersthene chondrite (amphoterite).

Number of individual specimens: 5.

Total weight: 221 kg.

Source: Report of Dr. Brian Mason (Washington, USA) in a letter, 1.13, 1967.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 40, Moscow (1967) reprinted Met. 5, 85-109 (1970)
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Peter Marmet   
Saint Severin, Saint Séverin, Saint-Severin, St. Severin, St. Séverin   
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Brice D. Hornback   
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Jay Piatek   
Jean-Michel Masson   
Matteo Chinellato   
Meteor-Center   
MeteoriteCollector.org - MTCU - Monnig Collection   
Woreczko Jan & Wadi   
Geography:

France
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (45° 18'N, 0° 14'E)
     Recommended::   (45° 18'N, 0° 14'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 5 approved meteorites from Poitou-Charentes, France
     This is 1 of 76 approved meteorites from France (plus 11 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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Synonymshelp: Saint Severin (From MetBase)
Saint Séverin (From MetBase)
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St. Severin (From MetBase)
St. Séverin (From MetBase)

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