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Devri-Khera
Basic information Name: Devri-Khera
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1994
Country: India
Mass:help 1140 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9875 approved meteorites (plus 3 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 85:

Devri-Khera

Rajasthan , India

Fell 1994 October 30, 21:00 local time

Ordinary chondrite (L6)

A bright fireball, moving west-southwest to east-northeast and leaving a trail of smoke, was observed over a 150 km area.  Several stones dropped in and around the villages of Devri-Khera, Manpura, and Jamunia, with the largest forming a 12" crater near Devri-Khera.  The total recovered mass was 1140 g (individual masses, 516.8, 181.5, 149.5, 141.4, 51.0 g of tiny pieces; and 88.2 g of tiny pieces plus dust).  Classification and mineralogy (S. Ghosh, GSI): olivine, Fa24.9; pyroxene, Fs19.3; plagioclase, An11; shock stage, S4.  Specimens:  GSI.

Institutions
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GSI: Geological Survey of India, 4 Chowringee Lane, Calcutta 700 016, India (institutional address; updated 18 Jul 2012)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

India
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (24° 14'N, 76° 32'E)
     Recommended::   (24° 13' 30"N, 76° 31' 30"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1.3 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 13 approved meteorites from Madhya Pradesh, India (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 138 approved meteorites from India (plus 10 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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