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Kyushu
Basic information Name: Kyushu
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1886
Country: Japan
Mass:help 45 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10027 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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References: Never published in the Meteoritical Bulletin
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Don Edwards   
Peter Marmet   
Shinishi Kato   
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Gerald Armstrong   
MeteoriteCollector.org - AMNH - New York   
MeteoriteCollector.org - FCOM - Russ Finney      
MeteoriteCollector.org - JNSM - Tokyo      
Michael S. Scherman   
Geography:

Japan
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (32° 2'N, 130° 38'E)
     Recommended::   (32° 2'N, 130° 38'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7 approved meteorites from Kyushu, Japan (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 54 approved meteorites from Japan (plus 12 unapproved names)
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