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Rewari
Basic information Name: Rewari
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1929
Country: India
Mass:help 3.33 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 57  (1980)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11577 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 57:
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FALL OF THE REWARI, INDIA, STONY METEORITE

Name: REWARI

Place of fall: In a village about 96 km south of Delhi, near Rewari.

28° 12'N., 76°40'E. (coordinates of Rewari).

Date of fall: July 1929, approximately.

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-hypersthene chondrite (L6). Olivine Fa23, total iron = 22.40 wt %.

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 3332 g.

Circumstances of fall: The stone was recovered by Mr. E.A. Hopkins.

Source: Das Gupta, S.P. et al., 1979. The Rewari meteorite. Mineralog. Mag. 43, 423.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 57, Meteoritics 15, 93-104 (1980)
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Don Edwards   
Geography:

India
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (28° 12'N, 76° 40'E)
     Recommended::   (28° 12'N, 76° 40'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 3 approved meteorites from Haryana, India (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 144 approved meteorites from India (plus 10 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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