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Ausson
Basic information Name: Ausson
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1858
Country: France
Mass:help 50 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6388 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Shawn Alan   
Geography:

France
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (43° 5'N, 0° 35'E)
     Recommended::   (43° 5'N, 0° 35'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 5 approved meteorites from Midi-Pyrenees, France
     This is 1 of 76 approved meteorites from France (plus 11 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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Synonymshelp: Aussen (In NHM Cat)
Aussun (In NHM Cat)
Clarac (In NHM Cat)
Montrejeau (In NHM Cat)

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