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Erakot
Basic information Name: Erakot
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1940
Country: India
Mass:help 113 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  CM2
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CM2
Recommended:  CM2    [explanation]

This is 1 of 529 approved meteorites classified as CM2.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 2), CM chondrites, and CM-CO clan chondrites
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Don Edwards   
Geography:

India
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (19° 2' 0"N, 81° 53' 30"E)
     Recommended::   (19° 2' 0"N, 81° 53' 30"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1.1 m apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 14 approved meteorites from Madhya Pradesh, India (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 143 approved meteorites from India (plus 10 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Erokote (In NHM Cat)

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