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Gyokukei
Basic information Name: Gyokukei
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1930
Country: South Korea
Mass:help 1320 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 12  (1959)  Chondrite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Stone
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  OC
Recommended:  OC    [explanation]

This is 1 of 77 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as OC.   [show all]
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Writeup from MB 12:
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Page 415, Zindoo, Keishohokudo, Korea; φ = 36.0°N; λ = 128.°E.

Fell. 1930, March 17,

Stone, chondrite.

(This meteorite has been entered in the catalogue twice; see Gyokukei meteorite, p. 144).

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 12, Moscow (1959)
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Geography:

South Korea
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (35° 0'N, 127° 30'E)
     Recommended::   (35° 0'N, 127° 30'E)

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     This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites from Cholla-namdo, South Korea
     This is 1 of 5 approved meteorites from South Korea
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Synonymshelp: Zindoo (In NHM Cat)

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