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Lichtenberg
Basic information Name: Lichtenberg
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1973
Country: South Africa
Mass:help 4 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 58  (1980)  Chondrite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Chondrite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5857 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [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 58:
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FALL OF THE LICHTENBERG, SOUTH AFRICA, STONY METEORITE

Name: LICHTENBERG

Place of fall: Barbania farm, Lichtenberg, South Africa.

26°09'S., 26° 11'E.

Date of fall: September 26, 1973.

Class and type: Stone. Chondrite.

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 4 kg.

Circumstances of fall: Seen to fall on Barbania farm, South Africa.

Source: Mr. T.E. Geary, Director, Johannesburg Planetarium, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 58, Meteoritics 15, 235-240 (1980)
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Geography:

South Africa
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (26° 9'S, 26° 11'E)
     Recommended::   (26° 9'S, 26° 11'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 3 approved meteorites from North West, South Africa (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 2 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 47 approved meteorites from South Africa (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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