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Diep River
Basic information Name: Diep River
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1906
Country: South Africa
Mass:help 1000 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 10981 approved meteorites (plus 6 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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Don Edwards   
Michael Cottingham   
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Gerald Armstrong   
Mark Crawford   
Michael S. Scherman   
Shawn Alan   
Wang Ziyao   
Geography:

South Africa
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (33° 45'S, 18° 34'E)
     Recommended::   (33° 45'S, 18° 34'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 10 approved meteorites from Western Cape, South Africa
     This is 1 of 47 approved meteorites from South Africa (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Constantia (In NHM Cat)
Deep River (In NHM Cat)
Hermitage (In NHM Cat)

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