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Guidder
Basic information Name: Guidder
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1949
Country: Cameroon
Mass:help 968 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 8  (1958)  Stone
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL5
Recommended:  LL5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 3148 approved meteorites classified as LL5.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 8:
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GUIDDER, Cameroon, Africa. Stone.

Literature: l. Geochim. et Cosmochim. Acta, 1953, v.4, N.1/2, pp. 83-88 /MA-12-252/.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 8, Moscow (1958)
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Geography:

Cameroon
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (9° 55'N, 13° 59'E)
     Recommended::   (9° 55'N, 13° 59'E)

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     This is the only approved meteorite from Nord, Cameroon
     This is 1 of 3 approved meteorites from Cameroon (plus 1 unapproved name)
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