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Palolo Valley
Basic information Name: Palolo Valley
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1949
Country: United States
Mass:help 682 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 39  (1967)  H
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10605 approved meteorites (plus 18 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 39:
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PALOLO VALLEY, Oahu, Hawaii; φ = 21°18'N, λ =157°47'W.

FALL, April 24, 1949.

STONY, olivine-bronzite chondrite.

1 specimen, weight 682 g., in Geology Dept., University of Hawaii.

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

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (21° 18'N, 157° 47'W)
     Recommended::   (21° 18'N, 157° 47'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites from Hawaii, United States
     This is 1 of 1883 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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