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Bursa
Basic information Name: Bursa
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1946
Country: Turkey
Mass:help 25 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 39  (1967)  L
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10711 approved meteorites (plus 3 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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Writeup from MB 39:
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BURSA, Turkey; φ = 40°12'N, λ = 29°14'E.

FALL, 1946.

STONY, olivine-hypersthene chondrite.

1 specimen, weight about 25 kg, in Ege University, Izmir, Turkey.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 39, Moscow (1967) reprinted Met. 5, 85-109 (1970)
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Geography:

Turkey
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (40° 12'N, 29° 14'E)
     Recommended::   (40° 12'N, 29° 14'E)

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     This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites from Bursa, Turkey
     This is 1 of 16 approved meteorites from Turkey (plus 4 unapproved names)
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