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Petersburg
Basic information Name: Petersburg
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1855
Country: United States
Mass:help 1800 g
Classification
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NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Howardite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Eucrite-pmict
Recommended:  Eucrite-pmict    [explanation]

This is 1 of 350 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-pmict.   [show all]
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Don Edwards   
Geological Survey of India   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (35° 18'N, 86° 38'W)
     Recommended::   (35° 18'N, 86° 38'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 25 approved meteorites from Tennessee, United States (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 2 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1865 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Fayetteville (In NHM Cat)
Lincoln County (In NHM Cat)

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