|Basic information||Name: Ningbo|
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1975
Mass: 14.25 kg
This is 1 of 77 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Iron, IVA. [show all]
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Writeup from MB 55:
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FALL OF THE NINGBO, CHINA, IRON METEORITE
Place of fall: Near Ningbo, Chekiang province, China.
Date of fall: 4 October 1975, 1220 hrs.
Class and type: Iron.
Total weight: 14.3 kg
Source: S. Song, R. Li and Z. Zhon, 1976.γ-ray spectrometric measurements on the Ningbo iron meteorite for its radioactive species produced by cosmic rays. Geochimica pp. 273-278 (in Chinese, with English abstract). See also Mineralogical Abstracts 78,749.
Note: In the Times Atlas, Ningbo is called Ningpo, Chekiang Province, China. In the current transliteration Ningbo is favoured.
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 55, Meteoritics 13, 327-352 (1978)|
This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites from Zhejiang, China
This is 1 of 227 approved meteorites from China (plus 8 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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