header
  MetSoc Home            Publications            Contacts  
Search the Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Last update: 18 Aug 2019
Search for: Search type: Search limits: Display: Publication:
Names
Text help
Places
Classes
Years
Contains
Starts with
Exact
Sounds like
NonAntarctic
Falls  Non-NWAs
What's new
  in the last:
Limit to approved meteorite names
Search text:  
Okahandja
Basic information Name: Okahandja
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1926
Country: Namibia
Mass:help 6.58 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIA
Recommended:  Iron, IIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 137 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIAB.   [show all]
Search for other: IIAB irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
Buchwald The following entries were found for Okahandja in Buchwald (1975)
[Buchwald, Vagn F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press, 1418 pp.]
Catalogs:
References: Never published in the Meteoritical Bulletin
Find references in NASA ADS:
Find references in Google Scholar:
Photos:
CreditPhotos
Photos uploaded by members of the Encyclopedia of Meteorites.
    (Caution, these are of unknown reliability)
Alberto Giusta      
Mirko Graul   
Geography:

Namibia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (21° 59'S, 16° 56'E)
     Recommended::   (21° 59'S, 16° 56'E)

Statistics:
     This is the only approved meteorite from Okahandja, Namibia
     This is 1 of 18 approved meteorites from Namibia (plus 1 impact crater)
Proximity search:
Find nearby meteorites: enter search radius (km):
Synonymshelp: Okehandja (In NHM Cat)

Direct link to this page