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Essebi
Basic information Name: Essebi
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1957
Country: Congo - Dem. Rep.
Mass:help 500 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 27  (1963)  C
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  CM2
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  C2-ung
Recommended:  C2-ung    [explanation]

This is 1 of 19 approved meteorites classified as C2-ung.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 2), and Ungrouped chondrites
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Writeup from MB 27:
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An article by F. Corin: <<L'aerolithe charbonneux d'Essebi (Aru, Province Oriental),ยป Bull. Acad. Roy. Sci. d'Outre - Mer, Brussels, 6, 954-959, 1960, reports about a new carbonaceous stony meteorite, that fell on July 28, 1957 in Essebi District, about 25 km west of Aru, Province Oriental, Congo.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 27, Moscow (1963)
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Collection Vincent Jacques   
Geography:

Congo - Dem. Rep.
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (2° 53'N, 30° 50'E)
     Recommended::   (2° 53'N, 30° 50'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites from Haut-Zaire, Congo - Dem. Rep.
     This is 1 of 6 approved meteorites from Congo - Dem. Rep. (plus 1 impact crater)
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