The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 93, 2008 March

Harold C. Connolly, Caroline Smith, Gretchen Benedix, Luigi Folco, Kevin Righter, Jutta Zipfel, Akira Yamaguchi, Hasnaa Chennaoui Aoudjehane

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Abstract

In this edition of the Meteoritical Bulletin, 1443 approved meteorite names with their relevant data are reported, one from a specific location within Africa, 211 from Northwest Africa, 5 from KOREAMET, 598 from the Chinese Antarctic Expedition, 23 from the Americas, 151 from Asia, three from Australia, two from Europe, two from NOVA, and 447 from ANSMET that were not reported in the Meteoritical Bulletin no. 87. Also reported are 4 falls from the Americas. Some highlights of approved meteorites are 10 lunar (including NWA 5000, an 11.528 kg sample), 3 Martian, 4 irons (one from Indonesia), 2 ureilites, 5 mesosiderites, 1 pallasite, 6 brachinites, 3 CV3s, 4 CO3s, 8 CMs, 12 CK3s, and many more. Finally, the Committee on Nomenclature of the Meteoritical Society announces two new names series in North America.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)571-632
Number of pages62
JournalMeteoritics and Planetary Science
Volume43
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2008
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Geophysics
  • Space and Planetary Science

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