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Duwun
Basic information Name: Duwun
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1943
Country: South Korea
Mass:help 2.12 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 59  (1981)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11725 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 59:
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FALL OF THE DUWUN, KOREA, STONY METEORITE

Name: DUWUN

Place of fall: Dunwun-myoen, Kohung-gun, Choeura-namdo, Korea.

33°26'N., 127°16'E., approximately.

Date of fall: November 23, 1943, 1547 hrs.

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-hypersthene chondrite (L6).

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 2117 g

Circumstances of fall: On the Duwun chondrite; the chemical composition, mineralogy and petrography not reported.

Source: H. Yabuki and M. Shima, 1980. Bull. Nat. Sci. Mus., Tokyo, Ser. E. 3, 1.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 59, Meteoritics 16, 193-199 (1981)
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Geography:

South Korea
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (33° 26'N, 127° 16'E)
     Recommended::   (33° 26'N, 127° 16'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 5 approved meteorites from South Korea
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