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Glanggang
Basic information Name: Glanggang
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1939
Country: Indonesia
Mass:help 1303 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 60  (1982)  H5-6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5-6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5-6
Recommended:  H5-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 121 approved meteorites classified as H5-6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 60:
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FALL OF THE GLANGGANG, INDONESIA, STONY METEORITE

Name: GLANGGANG

Place of fall: About 25 miles SSE. of Bandung, Indonesia.

7°15'S., 107°42'E.

Date of fall: September 26, 1939

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H5, with distinct fragments of H6). Olivine Fa~18 4, pyroxene Fs~16.5.

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 1303 g

Circumstances of fall: Not known.

Sources: S. Padmanagara, Director, Geological Survey of Indonesia, Bandung, Indonesia; K. Fredriksson, Department of Mineral Sciences, Smithsonian Institution, Wash­ington, D.C. 20560, USA.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 60, Meteoritics 17, 93-97 (1982)
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Geography:

Indonesia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (7° 15'S, 107° 42'E)
     Recommended::   (7° 15'S, 107° 42'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6 approved meteorites from Jawa Barat, Indonesia
     This is 1 of 19 approved meteorites from Indonesia (plus 1 unapproved name)
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Synonymshelp: Batujajar (From MetBase)

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