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Akwanga
Basic information Name: Akwanga
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1959
Country: Nigeria
Mass:help 3 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 30  (1964)  Unknown
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H
Recommended:  H    [explanation]

This is 1 of 104 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, Ordinary chondrites
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Writeup from MB 30:
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AKWANGA, Nigeria; φ = 8°55'N, λ = 8°26'E.

FELL July 2, 1959, 3 kg.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 30, Moscow (1964)
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Nigeria
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (8° 55'N, 8° 26'E)
     Recommended::   (8° 55'N, 8° 26'E)

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     This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites from Plateau, Nigeria
     This is 1 of 20 approved meteorites from Nigeria
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