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Basic information Name: Zakłodzie
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: Poland
Mass:help 8.68 kg
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Achondrite-ung
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  Enstatite-rich-ung
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Aubrite-an
Recommended:  Enst achon-ung    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5 approved meteorites classified as Enst achon-ung.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Enstatite achondrites, Enstatite-rich meteorites, and Ungrouped achondrites
Comments: Has slash through letter l
Revised 26 Jun 2007: Revised recommended classification
Writeup from MB 84:


Zamosc , Poland

Found 1998 September

Ungrouped enstatite-rich meteorite

An 8.68 kg stone partially covered with fusion crust was found b eside a dirt road by Mr. Stanislaw Jachymek while he was searching for rocks and fossils.  Classification and mineralogy (F. Wlotzka, MPI; M. Stepniewski, PGI; R. Bartoschewitz, Bart):  granoblastic texture, containing ~60 vol% orthoenstatite, ~ 20 vol% metal, ~ 10 vol% troilite, and ~ 10 vol% feldspar, with accessory schreibersite, silica, oldhamite, alabandite, and amphibole; may be similar to QUE 97289; pyroxene grains 0.1–1 mm, subhedral to rounded, Fs<0.1–1.6Wo0.7; feldspar bimodal in composition, Ab59–64An36–41Or0–0.5 and Ab86–89An0–5Or9–12; metal contains 6–16 wt% Ni, 1.6 wt% Si; troilite contains 4.7 wt% Cr, 1.4 wt% Mn, 0.9 wt% Ti. Specimens:  main mass, 8.5 kg, NEM; 35 g, PGI; 17 g, Bart; 1 g, MPI.

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Bart: Bartoschewitz Meteorite Laboratory, Weiland 37, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 30 Nov 2019)
MPI: Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie, Abteilung Kosmochemie, Postfach 3060, D-55020 Mainz, Germany; Website (institutional address; updated 7 Nov 2015)
NEM: Natural-Ethnol. Museum, Guciow 19, PL-22-470 Zwierzyniec, Poland (institutional address)
PGI: Polish Geological Institute, ul. Rakowiecka 4, PL-00-975 Warszawa, Poland (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (50° 45' 46"N, 22° 51' 58"E)
     Recommended::   (50° 45' 46"N, 22° 51' 58"E)

     This is the only approved meteorite from Zamosc, Poland
     This is 1 of 25 approved meteorites from Poland (plus 9 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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