|Basic information||Name: Lohawat|
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1994
Mass: 40 kg
This is 1 of 335 approved meteorites classified as Howardite. [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, HED achondrites, and Howardites
Writeup from MB 85:
Fell 1994 October 30 (23:45 local time)
A stone of ~40 kg fell in an open field, forming a 50 cm deep crater. About 6 kg was collected by the GSI after the event was reported in local newspapers. Mineralogy and classification (Chattopadhyay et al., 1998; Singh et al., 1998): a polymict, regolith breccia, containing glassy spherules and anorthositic, dunitic, and gabbroic clasts embedded in a brecciated matrix. Bulk compositional data not yet available to confirm classification. Specimens: 6.245 kg, GSI.
GSI: Geological Survey of India, 4 Chowringee Lane, Calcutta 700 016, India (institutional address; updated 18 Jul 2012)
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)|
This is 1 of 15 approved meteorites from Rajasthan, India (plus 4 unapproved names)
This is 1 of 138 approved meteorites from India (plus 10 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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