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Erevan
Basic information Name: Erevan
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1911
Country: Armenia
Mass:help 107.2 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 55  (1978)  Howardite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Howardite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Howardite
Recommended:  Howardite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 359 approved meteorites classified as Howardite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, HED achondrites, and Howardites
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Writeup from MB 55:
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FALL OF THE EREVAN, USSR, STONY METEORITE

Name: EREVAN (EPEBAH)

Place of fall: Near Erevan city, Armenian SSR, USSR.

40° 18'N., 44°30'E.

Date of fall: 1911-1912.

Class and type: Stone. Achondrite, howardite.

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 107.2 g

Circumstances of fall: Unknown. The meteorite was picked up very soon after its fall by eye witnesses.

Source: R.L. Khotinok, Meteoritika 37, 1978.

Note: Place name is also transliterated as Yerevan.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 55, Meteoritics 13, 327-352 (1978)
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Geography:

Armenia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (40° 18'N, 44° 30'E)
     Recommended::   (40° 18'N, 44° 30'E)

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     This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites from Armenia
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