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Mokoia
Basic information Name: Mokoia
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1908
Country: New Zealand
Mass:help 4.5 kg
Classification
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NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  CV3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 536 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
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References: Never published in the Meteoritical Bulletin
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Geography:

New Zealand
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (39° 38'S, 174° 24'E)
     Recommended::   (39° 38'S, 174° 24'E)

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     This is the only approved meteorite from Taranaki, New Zealand
     This is 1 of 9 approved meteorites from New Zealand
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