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Hashima
Basic information Name: Hashima
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1910
Country: Japan
Mass:help 1111 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 72  (1992)  H4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5964 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 72:
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Hashima

Gifu prefecture, Japan

Fell between 1868 and 1912

Stone. Ordinary chondrite (H4)

A stone of 1110.6 g was recovered by the late grandfather of Dr. T. Nomura from the garden of his house. Olivine Fa17.8, low-Ca pyroxene Fs15.9, analysis, Mitsuo Hoshino and M. Enami, classification, M. Hoshino and K. Suwa, bulk analysis, H. Haramura, all at Laboratory of Geology, College of General Education, Nagoya University, Chikusaku, Nagoya 464-01, Japan. Main mass at Nagoya University Furukawa Museum.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 72, Meteoritics 27, 109-117 (1992)
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Geography:

Japan
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (35° 17' 40"N, 136° 42' 1"E)
     Recommended::   (35° 17' 40"N, 136° 42' 1"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 8.1 m apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 14 approved meteorites from Chubu, Japan (plus 2 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 56 approved meteorites from Japan (plus 12 unapproved names)
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