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Shikarpur
Basic information Name: Shikarpur
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1921
Country: India
Mass:help 3.68 kg
Classification
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NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11000 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:

India
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (25° 51' 0"N, 87° 34' 39"E)
     Recommended::   (25° 51' 0"N, 87° 34' 39"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 10 approved meteorites from Bihar, India
     This is 1 of 143 approved meteorites from India (plus 10 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Purnea (In NHM Cat)

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