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San Michele
Basic information Name: San Michele
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 2002
Country: Italy
Mass:help 237 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11325 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 89:

San Michele

Pesaro Urbino, Marche, Italy

Fell 2002 February 20, 06:45 local time

Ordinary chondrite (L6)

Miss Raffaela Frezzotti was woken up by a sound coming from the roof of her house. Two days later she found a hole in the roof of her house and a single black 237 g stone in the loft. Classification (A. Maras, Uni. Roma): The stone is an ordinary chondrite, Fa25.4, Fs21..6; weathering grade W0. Specimens: type specimen, 52 g, Museum of Mineralogy, URoma, main mass (181 g) finder.

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URoma: Museo di Mineralogia, Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, Università di Roma “La Sapienza,” Piazzale Aldo Moro,5 I-00185 ROMA, Italy (institutional address; updated 16 Oct 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Geography:

Italy
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (43° 40'N, 13° 0'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 3 approved meteorites from Marche, Italy (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 42 approved meteorites from Italy (plus 23 unapproved names)
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