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Shibayama
Basic information Name: Shibayama
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1969
Country: Japan
Mass:help 235 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 56  (1979)  L
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11278 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 56:
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DISCOVERY OF THE SHIBAYAMA, JAPAN, STONY METEORITE

Name: SHIBAYAMA

Place of find: Sanbu-gun, Chiba Prefecture, Japan.

35°45'54"N., 140°24'36"E.

Date of find: 1969

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-hypersthene chondrite.

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 235 g

Circumstances of find: Found about 50 cm below ground level by a farmer, Mr. Akira Ishii, and brought to the National Science Museum, Tokyo, by his grandson, Mr. Susumu Ito, who suspected it to be a meteorite.

Source: S. Murayama, National Science Museum, Tokyo, Japan.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 56, Meteoritics 14, 161-175 (1979)
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Geography:

Japan
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (35° 45' 54"N, 140° 24' 36"E)
     Recommended::   (35° 45' 54"N, 140° 24' 36"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7 approved meteorites from Kanto, Japan (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 56 approved meteorites from Japan (plus 12 unapproved names)
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