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Rajasthan, India
Fell 1994 October 30 (23:45 local time)
Achondrite (howardite)
A stone of ~40 kg fell in an open field, forming a 50 cm deep crater. About 6 kg was collected by the GSI after the event was reported in local newspapers. Mineralogy and classification (Chattopadhyay et al., 1998; Singh et al., 1998): a polymict, regolith breccia, containing glassy spherules and anorthositic, dunitic, and gabbroic clasts embedded in a brecciated matrix. Bulk compositional data not yet available to confirm classification. Specimens: 6.245 kg, GSI.

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The Lohawat (Howardite) meteorite fell in Rajasthan, India, on the 30th October, 1994. A total mass of 40 kg was recovered.

26 57' 56"N, 72 37' 36"E



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