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Hvittis
Basic information Name: Hvittis
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1901
Country: Finland
Mass:help 14 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  EL6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  EL6
Recommended:  EL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 105 approved meteorites classified as EL6.   [show all]
Search for other: EL chondrites, Enstatite chondrites, Enstatite chondrites (type 4-7), and Enstatite-rich meteorites
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References: Never published in the Meteoritical Bulletin
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Don Edwards   
Shinishi Kato   
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Jay Piatek   
Peter Marmet   
Roman Jirasek   
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Geography:

Finland
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (61° 11'N, 22° 41'E)
     Recommended::   (61° 11'N, 22° 41'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 3 approved meteorites from Turku Ja Pori, Finland (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 12 approved meteorites from Finland (plus 10 impact craters)
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Synonyms: Huittinen (In NHM Cat)
Hvittas (From MetBase)

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