|Basic information||Name: Baszkówka|
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1994
Mass: 15.5 kg
This is 1 of 5049 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as L5. [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7), L chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites
Writeup from MB 78:
Fell 1994 August 25, 15:50 local time
Ordinary chondrite (L5)
The fall was observed by Halina Grodzki in the village Baszk6wka, 23 km SSW of Warszawa. A moment before she heard a sonic boom, she saw a movement on the surface of cultivated land, -200 m away from her. Krzysztof Grodzki located a circular area of fresh ground -2 m wide and recovered the stone from 25 cm under the surface. It is an oriented stone of 15.5 kg with radial regmaglypts on the "Brustseite" (Fig. 1). Classification and analysis: olivine Fa24.2; pyroxene Fs20.8; Frank Wlotzka, Max-Planck-Institut fur Chemie, D-55122 Mainz, Germany, and Marian Stepniewski and Jerzy Borucki, National Geological Institute, ul. Rakowiecka 4, 00975 Warszawa, Poland, where the main mass is also located. Information: Marian Stepniewski. See also Stepniewski (1995).
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 78, Meteoritics 30, 792-796 (1995)|
This is the only approved meteorite from Warszawa, Poland (plus 1 unapproved name)
This is 1 of 21 approved meteorites from Poland (plus 8 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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