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Saratov
Basic information Name: Saratov
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1918
Country: Russia
Mass:help 200 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1492 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [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:

Russia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (52° 33'N, 46° 33'E)
     Recommended::   (52° 33'N, 46° 33'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites from Saratovskaya oblast', Russia
     This is 1 of 143 approved meteorites from Russia (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 19 impact craters)
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Synonyms: Belaya Gora (In NHM Cat)
Donguz (In NHM Cat)
Saratow (In NHM Cat)

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