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Yambo
Basic information Name: Yambo
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1951
Country: Congo - Dem. Rep.
Mass:help 4 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 8  (1958)  Stone
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 8927 approved meteorites (plus 11 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 8:
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YAMBO, Belgian Congo, Africa. Stone.

Literature: 1. Bull. Serv. Geol. Congo Belge et Ruanda-Urundi, 1954,  No. 5, pp. 29-51 /MA-12-611/.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 8, Moscow (1958)
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Geography:

Congo - Dem. Rep.
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (1° 0'N, 22° 30'E)
     Recommended::   (1° 0'N, 22° 30'E)

Statistics:
     This is the only approved meteorite from Equateur, Congo - Dem. Rep.
     This is 1 of 6 approved meteorites from Congo - Dem. Rep. (plus 1 impact crater)
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