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Castine
Basic information Name: Castine
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1848
Country: United States
Mass:help 94 g
Classification
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NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10036 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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References: Never published in the Meteoritical Bulletin
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (44° 23'N, 68° 45'W)
     Recommended::   (44° 23'N, 68° 45'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 5 approved meteorites from Maine, United States
     This is 1 of 1789 approved meteorites from United States (plus 352 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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Synonyms: Augusta (In NHM Cat)

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