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Lafayette (stone)
Basic information Name: Lafayette (stone)
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1931
Country: United States
Mass:help 800 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Martian (nakhlite)
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Nakhlite
Recommended:  Martian (nakhlite)    [explanation]

This is 1 of 21 approved meteorites classified as Martian (nakhlite).   [show all]
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Martin Horejsi   
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Brice D. Hornback   
Gerald Armstrong   
MeteoriteCollector.org - FCOM - Russ Finney      
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (40° 25'N, 86° 53'W)
     Recommended::   (40° 25'N, 86° 53'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 13 approved meteorites from Indiana, United States (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1835 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: La Fayette (In NHM Cat)
Purdue (In NHM Cat)

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