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Pontlyfni
Basic information Name: Pontlyfni
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1931
Country: United Kingdom
Mass:help 157 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Winonaite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Winonaite
Recommended:  Winonaite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 35 approved meteorites classified as Winonaite.   [show all]
Search for other: Primitive achondrites, Winonaites
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United Kingdom
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (53° 2' 11"N, 4° 19' 10"W)
     Recommended::   (53° 2' 11"N, 4° 19' 10"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.7 m apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites from Wales, United Kingdom (plus 2 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 22 approved meteorites from United Kingdom (plus 23 unapproved names)
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Synonymshelp: Pont Llyfni (In NHM Cat)

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