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Sainte Rose
Basic information Name: Sainte Rose
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1983
Country: France
Mass:help 430 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 65  (1987)  H3
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H3.6
Recommended:  H3.6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 43 approved meteorites classified as H3.6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Revised 9 Jul 2011: Changed country to France
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Writeup from MB 65:
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DISCOVERY OF THE SAINTE ROSE, REUNION, STONY METEORITE

Name: SAINTE ROSE

Place of find: La Plaine des Palmistes, Sainte Rose, Reunion Island.

21°11'32"S.,55°41'11"E.

Date of find: June 1983

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H3). Olivine Fa16-19.5, pyroxenes Fs2-17.

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 430 g.

Circumstances of find: Found at the bottom of the scoriaceous basaltic Piton Rouge cone, on the Piton de la Fournaise volcano, by P Bachelery.

Source: C. Caillet and D. Velde, Universite de Pierre et Marie Curie, 75252 Paris Cedex 05; P Bachelery, University de la Reunion, B.P 5, 97490 Ste. Clotilde; J. Kornprobst, University de Clermont Ferrand, 63038 Clermont Fen-and, France.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 65, Meteoritics 22, 157-163 (1987)
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Geography:

France
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (21° 11' 32"S, 55° 41' 11"E)
     Recommended::   (21° 11' 32"S, 55° 41' 11"E)

Statistics:
     This is the only approved meteorite from Réunion, France
     This is 1 of 76 approved meteorites from France (plus 11 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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Synonymshelp: Ste. Rose (Ste. abbreviated in MetBase 7.1)

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