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Kochi
Basic information Name: Kochi
     This is NOT an official name: Doubtful meteorite.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1949
Country: Japan
Mass:help 1.6 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 8  (1958)  Stone
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Pseudometeorite
Recommended:  Doubtful stone    [explanation]

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Writeup from MB 8:
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KOCHI, Japan. Stone.

Literature: l. Natural Science and Museums. Tokyo, 1953, v.20, No. 3-4, pp. 32-34. /MA-12-614/. 2. Meteoritics, 1955, vol 1, No. 3, pp. 300-303 /MA-13-80-81/.  3. F. Leonard. A Classificational Catalog of the meteoritic falls of the World, 1956, p.8.

Bibliography:
  • Leonard F.C. (1956) A classificational catalog of the meteoritic falls of the world. University of California Press, Berkeley, (link)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 8, Moscow (1958)
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Japan
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (33° 32' 42"N, 133° 32' 53"E)
     Recommended::   (33° 32' 42"N, 133° 32' 53"E)
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