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Nakhon Pathom
Basic information Name: Nakhon Pathom
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1923
Country: Thailand
Mass:help 23.2 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 39  (1967)  L
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11283 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 39:
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NAKHON PATHOM, in Don Yai Nom Subdistrict, about 10 km SSE of the town of Nakhon Pathom, Thailand; φ = 13°44'N, λ = 100°05'E.

FALL, December 21, 1923, about 2100 hours.

STONY, olivine-hypersthene chondrite.

1 specimen, weight 23.2 kg, in National Museum (Bangkok, Thailand).

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 39, Moscow (1967) reprinted Met. 5, 85-109 (1970)
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Geography:

Thailand
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (13° 44'N, 100° 5'E)
     Recommended::   (13° 44'N, 100° 5'E)

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     This is the only approved meteorite from Nakhon Pathom, Thailand
     This is 1 of 4 approved meteorites from Thailand
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