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Sopot
Basic information Name: Sopot
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1927
Country: Romania
Mass:help 958 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Chondrite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  OC
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10254 approved meteorites (plus 18 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 109:
Sopot, classification.

Iancu et al. (2005) classified Sopot as an H5 chondrite, shock stage S3.
Bibliography:
  • Iancu O.G., Ionescu C., and Topa D. (2005) Petrological and geochemical classification of the Sopot chondrite. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 40, abstract #5089. (link)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Geography:

Romania
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (44° 25'N, 23° 30'E)
     Recommended::   (44° 25'N, 23° 30'E)

Statistics:
     This is the only approved meteorite from Dolj, Romania
     This is 1 of 10 approved meteorites from Romania (plus 2 unapproved names)
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