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Senboku
Basic information Name: Senboku
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1993
Country: Japan
Mass:help 866 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 77  (1994)  H6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6121 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [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 77:

Senboku

Senboku-machi, Senboku-gun, Akita-ken, Japan

Fell during or before 19th century, recognized 1993

Ordinary chondrite (H6)

A stone of 866 g has been sitting in the household altar of the Suda family for about 100 years or more. It was told in the family that it fell from the sky into the chestnut grove in the dry bed of the Maruko river behind the Suda's house. Classification and analysis: olivine Fa18.4, pyroxene Fs16.3; Masako Shima and Akihiko Okada, National Science Museum (address below). By courtesy of the owner, Mr. Yosio Suda, the main mass is on loan to the National Science Museum for display, and several g were provided for research. Information: Masako Shima, National Science Museum, 3-23-1 Hyakunin-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 169, Japan. See also Shima et al. (1994).

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 77, Meteoritics 29, 891-897 (1994)
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     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (39° 26' 18"N, 140° 30' 42"E)
     Recommended::   (39° 26' 18"N, 140° 30' 42"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 12 approved meteorites from Tohoku, Japan (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 56 approved meteorites from Japan (plus 12 unapproved names)
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