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Wolamo
Basic information Name: Wolamo
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1964
Country: Ethiopia
Mass:help 166.4 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 33  (1965)  Chondrite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Chondrite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  OC
Recommended:  OC    [explanation]

This is 1 of 75 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as OC.   [show all]
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Writeup from MB 33:
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Prof. F. Heide (Jene, Germany) in letters V.III.24 1964 and 1.26 1965 reported about the fall of Wolamo stony meteorite, chondrite, southward of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 33, Moscow (1965)
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Ethiopia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (9°N, 39°E)
     Recommended::   (9°N, 39°E)

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     This is 1 of 3 approved meteorites from Shewa, Ethiopia
     This is 1 of 6 approved meteorites from Ethiopia
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