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Hökmark
Basic information Name: Hökmark
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1954
Country: Sweden
Mass:help 306 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 20  (1961)  Chondrite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1563 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 20:
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HÖKMARK, Hökmark, Västerbotten; 64°26'N, 21°13'E.

FALL, June 9, 1954, 20 hrs, 31 min. Greenwich mean time.

STONY, chondrite.

2 specimens, weight 108.8 and 196.7 gr.; total weight 305.5 gr.

The smaller specimen was dug up directly after the fall; the larger one was found on the following day. Both specimens are at the State Museum (Stockholm).

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 20, Moscow (1961)
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Geography:

Sweden
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (64° 26'N, 21° 12'E)
     Recommended::   (64° 26'N, 21° 12'E)

Statistics:
     This is the only approved meteorite from Vasterbottens, Sweden
     This is 1 of 14 approved meteorites from Sweden (plus 71 unapproved names) (plus 8 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Hoekmark (In NHM Cat)

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