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Henvic
Basic information Name: Henvic
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1991
Country: France
Mass:help 19 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 73  (1992)  L5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6720 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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Writeup from MB 73:
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Henvic

near Morlaix, Bretagne, France

Found 1991 April 2

Stone, ordinary chondrite (L5)

A complete individual with fusion crust, weight 19 g, was found on a field-path close to the village Henvic, after the finder had seen a fireball behind the village. Type specimen, classification and analysis, olivine Fa24.5, pyroxene Fs21.5, total Fe 21.3%, F. Wlotzka and B. Spettel, Max-Planck-Institut fur Chemie, D-6500 Mainz, Germany. Finder, information and main mass, Frank Karg, 15 Rue Edouard Corbi6re, 29680 Roscoff, France.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 73, Meteoritics 27, 477-483 (1992)
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Geography:

France
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (48° 39'N, 3° 55'W)
     Recommended::   (48° 39'N, 3° 55'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6 approved meteorites from Bretagne, France
     This is 1 of 77 approved meteorites from France (plus 12 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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