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Noventa Vicentina
Basic information Name: Noventa Vicentina
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1971
Country: Italy
Mass:help 177 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 53  (1975)  H4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5963 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [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 53:
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FALL OF THE NOVENTA VICENTINA, ITALY, STONY METEORITE

Name: NOVENTA VICENTINA

Place of fall: Near Noventa Vicentina, province of Vicenza, Venice region, northern Italy.

45°17 '30"N, 11°31'38"E'

Date of fall: May 12,1971

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H4).

Number of individual specimens: 1

Total weight: 177 g

Circumstances of fall: A single complete crusted stone, of cuboidal form, fell close to the southern houses of Noventa Vicentina.

Source: Dr. B. Baldanza, Istituto di Mineralogia, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 53, Meteoritics 10, 133-158 (1975)
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Geography:

Italy
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (45° 17' 30"N, 11° 31' 38"E)
     Recommended::   (45° 17' 30"N, 11° 31' 38"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1.4 m apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 4 approved meteorites from Veneto, Italy (plus 2 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 42 approved meteorites from Italy (plus 23 unapproved names)
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