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Långhalsen
Basic information Name: Långhalsen
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1947
Country: Sweden
Mass:help 2.3 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 20  (1961)  Chondrite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10729 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [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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LÅNGHALSEN, Vrena, Södermanland; 58°51'N, 16°44'E.

FALL, February 6, 1947, 15 hrs. 15 min. Greenwich mean time.

STONY, chondrite.

1 specimen, weighing 2.3 kg.

A stone, accompanied by a whistling sound, fell on the ice of Lake Laughalsen and broke into four fragment. The main mass is in Stock­holm.

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

Sweden
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (58° 51'N, 16° 44'E)
     Recommended::   (58° 51'N, 16° 44'E)

Statistics:
     This is the only approved meteorite from Sodermanlands, Sweden
     This is 1 of 14 approved meteorites from Sweden (plus 71 unapproved names) (plus 8 impact craters)
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