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Wittekrantz
Basic information Name: Wittekrantz
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1880
Country: South Africa
Mass:help 2.2 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6546 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [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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Geography:

South Africa
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (32° 30'S, 23° 0'E)
     Recommended::   (32° 30'S, 23° 0'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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