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Salzwedel
Basic information Name: Salzwedel
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1985
Country: Germany
Mass:help 43 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 64  (1986)  Stone
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL5
Recommended:  LL5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 3087 approved meteorites classified as LL5.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 64:
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FALL OF THE SALZWEDEL, EAST GERMANY, STONY METEORITE

Name: SALZWEDEL

Place of fall: In Hohenlangenbeck, near Salzwedel, Magdeburg. German Demo­cratic Republic.

52°48'N.. 11°12'E., approximately

Date of fall: 14 November. 1985, 1917 hrs. (U.T.)

Class and type: Stone.

Number of individual specimens: 1

Total weight: 43g

Circumstances of fall: After a fireball had been seen, a single stone was found in a wooded area.

Source: SEAN Bulletin, 1986, 11, no. 1, 21.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 64, Meteoritics 21, 309-313 (1986)
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Geography:

Germany
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (52° 48'N, 11° 12'E)
     Recommended::   (52° 45'N, 11° 3'E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 11.6 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 4 approved meteorites from Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany (plus 2 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 52 approved meteorites from Germany (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Hohenlangenbeck (From MetBase)

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