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Cape of Good Hope
Basic information Name: Cape of Good Hope
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1793
Country: South Africa
Mass:help 136 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IVB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IVB
Recommended:  Iron, IVB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 17 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IVB.   [show all]
Search for other: Iron meteorites, IVB irons, and Metal-rich meteorites
Buchwald The following entries were found for Cape of Good Hope in Buchwald (1975)
[Buchwald, Vagn F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press, 1418 pp.]
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Don Edwards   
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David L. Ribeca   
Geography:

South Africa
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (33° 30'S, 26° 0'E)
     Recommended::   (33° 30'S, 26° 0'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 10 approved meteorites from Eastern Cape, South Africa (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 47 approved meteorites from South Africa (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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