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Po-wang Chen
Basic information Name: Po-wang Chen
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1933
Country: China
Mass:help 665 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 10  (1958)  Stone
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Stone
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL
Recommended:  LL    [explanation]

This is 1 of 235 approved meteorites classified as LL.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, Ordinary chondrites
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Writeup from MB 10:
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"DANTU" +/Anhoi Province, China.

Fell 1933, October 23, about 19h local time (11 Greenwich time).

Stone.

Meteoritic shower. Only some of small fragments were conserved. They are preserved in the Academie of Sciences of China (Pekin). The meteorite fall has been accompanied with a strong thunder.

Source: A report of the Academie of Sciences of China by a paper of Chen-Dzun-Way "The Meteoritic shower on December 23 last year" Journal "The World", vol. 4, p. 97, 1934.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 10, Moscow (1958)
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Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (31° 25'N, 118° 30'E)
     Recommended::   (31° 25'N, 118° 30'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 4 approved meteorites from Anhui, China
     This is 1 of 236 approved meteorites from China (plus 8 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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Synonyms: Dangtu (In NHM Cat)
Dantu (In NHM Cat)
Tang-t'u (In NHM Cat)
Tangtu (In NHM Cat)

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