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VOUILLE Chondrite Meteorite French Historic Fall From 1831


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VOUILLE L6 Chondrite Meteorite. French Historic Fall From 1831. Fell 13th May. 2.62g part slice with small edge of fusion crust. Provenance from John Schooler.


Info from the Meteorite Bulletin


Basic informationName: Vouillé
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1831
Country: France
Mass:help 20 kg
NHM Catalogue:5th Edition  (2000)L6
MetBase:v. 7.1  (2006)L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 12195 approved meteorites (plus 7 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondritesL chondrites (type 4-7)Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)

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References:Never published in the Meteoritical Bulletin

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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Peter Marmet
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Peter Marmet
Woreczko Jan & Wadi


     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (46° 38’N, 0° 10’E)
     Recommended::   (46° 38’N, 0° 10’E)

This is 1 of 5 approved meteorites from Poitou-Charentes, France
This is 1 of 77 approved meteorites from France (plus 12 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)