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Goronyo
Basic information Name: Goronyo
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Nigeria
Mass:help 11 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 90  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5330 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 7 Nov 2005
Revised 11 Sep 2006: Update classification
Data from:
  MB90
  Table 1
  Line 5:
State/Prov/County:Nigeria
Date:31 Oct 2001
Latitude:13°16'N
Longitude:5°24'E
Mass (g):11000
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):21.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.9
Classifier:R. Jones
Type spec mass (g):161
Type spec location:University of New Mexico
Main mass:J. Pringle
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Pringle: No contact information provided. (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 90, MAPS 41, 1383-1418 (2006)
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Geography:

Nigeria
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (13° 16'N, 5° 24'E)

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     This is the only approved meteorite from Sokoto, Nigeria
     This is 1 of 18 approved meteorites from Nigeria
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