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Torino
Basic information Name: Torino
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1988
Country: Italy
Mass:help 977 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 67  (1989)  H6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6120 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 67:
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Torino

Torino, Italy

Fell May 18, 1988, 1340 hrs

Stone. Ordinary chondrite (H6).

A number of stones totalling about 1 kg in weight, the largest 452 g, were recovered. Classification, N. Bhandari (1989) pers. comm. See also, N. Bhandari et al. (1988) Meteoritics 23, 258. Olivine analysis, Fa18 A. Graham (1989) pers. comm.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 67, Meteoritics 24, 57-60 (1989)
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Italy
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (45° 4'N, 7° 40'E)
     Recommended::   (45° 4'N, 7° 40'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 5 approved meteorites from Piemonte, Italy (plus 2 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 42 approved meteorites from Italy (plus 23 unapproved names)
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