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Cacak
Basic information Name: Cacak
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1919
Country: Serbia and Montenegro
Mass:help 212 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 27  (1963)  Chondrite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  OC
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  OC
Recommended:  OC    [explanation]

This is 1 of 76 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as OC.   [show all]
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Writeup from MB 27:
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ČAČAK, near of Čačak town, Serbia, Yugoslavia; φ = 43°50'20°N, λ = 20°20' E.

FALI, June 6, 1919; 20:30.

STONY, chondrite.

1 specimen, weight 212 gr. The flight of a bolide from north to south was observed. The fall of the meteorite was accompanied by a faint whistle. The meteorite was turned over to the Natural History Museum in Belgrad, Yugoslavia.

Source: Zapisnici Srpskog Geološkog Društva godine 1920-1922, Beograd and of Dr. Mehmed Ramović (Sarajevo, Yugoslavia) in a letter VI.2.1963.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 27, Moscow (1963)
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Geography:

Serbia and Montenegro
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (43° 50' 20"N, 20° 20' 0"E)
     Recommended::   (43° 50' 20"N, 20° 20' 0"E)

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     This is 1 of 5 approved meteorites from Serbia, Serbia and Montenegro
     This is 1 of 5 approved meteorites from Serbia and Montenegro
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