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Soroti
Basic information Name: Soroti
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1945
Country: Uganda
Mass:help 2.05 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 8  (1958)  Unknown
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Iron-ung
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Iron-ung
Recommended:  Iron, ungrouped    [explanation]

This is 1 of 124 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Iron, ungrouped.   [show all]
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Writeup from MB 8:
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UGANDA, Uganda, Africa.

Literature: 1. Uganda J., 11, 42-46, Uganda.

Buchwald The following entries were found for Soroti in Buchwald (1975)
[Buchwald, Vagn F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press, 1418 pp.]
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 8, Moscow (1958)
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Geography:

Uganda
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (1° 42'N, 33° 38'E)
     Recommended::   (1° 42'N, 33° 38'E)

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     This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites from Eastern, Uganda
     This is 1 of 6 approved meteorites from Uganda
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Synonymshelp: Sozoti (In NHM Cat)
Uganda (In NHM Cat)

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