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Kalaba
Basic information Name: Kalaba
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1951
Country: Congo - Dem. Rep.
Mass:help 950 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 8  (1958)  Stone
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5359 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [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 8:
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KALABA (KABALA), Belgian Congo, Africa. Stone.

Literature: 1. Publ. Com. Spe's. Katanga 1952-1953 (1954) A-17, No 3, 79-91. 2. Bull. Serv. Geol. Congo. Belge et Ruanda, Urundi, 1954, No 5, pp. 29-51 /MA-12-611/.   3. Ann. Serv. Mines. Geogr. Geol. Katanga, 1954, v.17 (for 1952-53) pp. 79-88.  4. F. Leonard. A Classificational Catalog of the meteoritic falls of the World, 1956, P.8.

Bibliography:
  • Leonard F.C. (1956) A classificational catalog of the meteoritic falls of the world. University of California Press, Berkeley, (link)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 8, Moscow (1958)
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Geography:

Congo - Dem. Rep.
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (6° 50'S, 29° 30'E)
     Recommended::   (6° 50'S, 29° 30'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites from Shaba, Congo - Dem. Rep. (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 6 approved meteorites from Congo - Dem. Rep. (plus 1 impact crater)
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Synonyms: Kabala (In NHM Cat)
Kapofi (In NHM Cat)
Kasongo (In NHM Cat)

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