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Shalka
Basic information Name: Shalka
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1850
Country: India
Mass:help 4 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Diogenite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Diogenite
Recommended:  Diogenite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 419 approved meteorites classified as Diogenite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Diogenites, and HED achondrites
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Peter Marmet   
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Andreas Grünemeyer   
Argus Rocks   
Collection Vincent Jacques   
Gerald Armstrong   
MeteoriteCollector.org - AMNH - New York   
Michael S. Scherman   
Peter Marmet   
Phil Schmitz   
Robert Zdancewicz   
Woreczko Jan & Wadi   
Geography:

India
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (23° 6'N, 87° 18'E)
     Recommended::   (23° 6'N, 87° 18'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 4 approved meteorites from West Bengal, India
     This is 1 of 140 approved meteorites from India (plus 10 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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