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Saotome
Basic information Name: Saotome
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1892
Country: Japan
Mass:help 10.88 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Iron
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IVA
Recommended:  Iron, IVA    [explanation]

This is 1 of 80 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Iron, IVA.   [show all]
Search for other: Iron meteorites, IVA irons, and Metal-rich meteorites
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References: Never published in the Meteoritical Bulletin
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Tuyama Museum   
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Japan
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (36° 30'N, 137° 0'E)
     Recommended::   (36° 30'N, 137° 0'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 14 approved meteorites from Chubu, Japan (plus 2 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 56 approved meteorites from Japan (plus 12 unapproved names)
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Synonymshelp: Saotomi (In NHM Cat)

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