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Devgaon
Basic information Name: Devgaon
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 2001
Country: India
Mass:help 12 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  H3.8
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H3.8
Recommended:  H3.8    [explanation]

This is 1 of 78 approved meteorites classified as H3.8.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
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Writeup from MB 88:

Devgaon

Bastar District, Chattisgarh, India

Fell 2001 February 12 16:00 IST

Ordinary Chondrite (H3.8)

A single 12 kg stone that was fully fusion-crusted fell in the village of Devgaon and was quickly recovered and delivered to the district Collectorate. Classification (S. V. S. Murty, V. K. Rai, A. D. Shukla, G. Srinivasan, P. N. Shulka, K. M. Suthar, N. Bhandari, PRL, and A. Bischoff, Mün): The meteorite is an ordinary chondrite containing some CAIs and SiO2-rich objects. Olivine composition Fa17-19; low Ca pyroxene composition Fs4-20. Shock stage is S2. Cosmogenic nuclides indicate a complex exposure history (Murty et al., 2004). Specimens: Main fragment, Office of District Collectorate, Bastar.

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PRL: Physical Research Laboratory, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad, 380 009, India; Website (institutional address; updated 6 Dec 2017)
Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Geography:

India
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (19°N, 81°E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 14 approved meteorites from Madhya Pradesh, India (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 143 approved meteorites from India (plus 10 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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