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Neagari
Basic information Name: Neagari
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1995
Country: Japan
Mass:help 420 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 78  (1995)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11277 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 78:

Neagari

Nomi-gun, Ishikawa-ken, Japan

Fell 1995 February 18, -23:55 Japan Standard Time

Ordinary chondrite (L6)

A fireball was reported by six witnesses in the Ishikawa and Toyoma area at 23:55 local time. The next morning, in the city of Neagari, Mr. K. Sasatani found a hole in the trunk of his car, and meteorite fragments were on and inside the trunk. The total recovered mass is 420 g, apparently fragments from one stone. A neighbor said that he had heard a large noise during the night. Classification, analysis and type specimen: olivine Fa25.3; pyroxene Fs20.6; Akihiko Okada, Masako Shima, and Sadao Murayama, National Science Museum, 3-23-1, Hyakunin-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 169, Japan. The main mass is with the finder, Mr. K. Sasatani. Information: Masako Shima. See also Ishiwatari et al. (1995).

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 78, Meteoritics 30, 792-796 (1995)
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Japan
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (36° 26' 54"N, 136° 27' 54"E)
     Recommended::   (36° 26' 57"N, 136° 27' 55"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 96.6 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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