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Gujargaon
Basic information Name: Gujargaon
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1982
Country: India
Mass:help 2.45 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 63  (1985)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10308 approved meteorites (plus 45 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [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 63:
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FALL OF THE GUJARGAON, INDIA, STONY METEORITE

Name: GUJARGAON

Place of fall: Dewas district, Madhya Pradesh, India.

22°59'N., 76°3'E., approximately.

Date of fall: September 4, 1982, 1500 hrs.

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H5). 27.61% total iron.

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 2449 g

Circumstances of fall: Found in a field following a bolide and sound effects.

Source: Geological Survey of India News, 1983, 14, no. 4, p. 4.

Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 63, Meteoritics 20, 275-283 (1985)
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Geography:

India
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (22° 59'N, 76° 3'E)
     Recommended::   (22° 59'N, 76° 3'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 14 approved meteorites from Madhya Pradesh, India (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 144 approved meteorites from India (plus 10 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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