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Raghunathpura
Basic information Name: Raghunathpura
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1986
Country: India
Mass:help 10.2 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 69  (1990)  IIA
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIA
Recommended:  Iron, IIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 138 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIAB.   [show all]
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Writeup from MB 69:
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Raghunathpura

Alwar district, Rajasthan, India

Fell November 20, 1986, about 2000 hr

Iron. Hexahedrite (IIA)

The meteorite fall was observed and a single mass of 10.2 kg recovered one day later from a meter deep pit. Classification and analysis, Ni 5.30%, Ge 200 ppm, Ga 50 ppm, Ir 15 ppm (V. S. Bapna et al., Meteoritics, submitted). M

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 69, Meteoritics 25, 237-239 (1990)
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India
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 43' 31"N, 76° 27' 54"E)
     Recommended::   (27° 43' 31"N, 76° 27' 54"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 16 approved meteorites from Rajasthan, India (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 143 approved meteorites from India (plus 10 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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