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Ybbsitz
Basic information Name: Ybbsitz
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1977
Country: Austria
Mass:help 15 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 58  (1980)  H4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5662 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [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 58:
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DISCOVERY OF THE YBBSITZ, AUSTRIA, STONY METEORITE

Name: YBBSITZ

Place of find: Near Ybbsitz, Austria.

47°57'36"N., 14°53'24"E.

Date of find: 1977

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H4).

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 15 kg, approximately.

Circumstances of find: Collected as a rock sample by a geologist of the Austrian Geological Survey in 1977. Recognized as meteoritic in 1980.

Source: Smithsonian Institution SEAN Bull. 1980, (5), no. 4, p. 16. Dr. G. Kurat, Naturhistorisches Mus., Wien, Austria.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 58, Meteoritics 15, 235-240 (1980)
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Geography:

Austria
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (47° 57' 36"N, 14° 53' 24"E)
     Recommended::   (47° 57' 36"N, 14° 53' 24"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites from Niederosterreich, Austria
     This is 1 of 7 approved meteorites from Austria (plus 3 unapproved names)
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