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Osterplana
Basic information Name: Osterplana
     This is an official name for a relict meteorite. Relict meteorites are composed mostly of terrestrial minerals, but are thought to have once been meteorites. Note: evidence that this was once a meteorite may not have been critically evaluated.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1987
Country: Sweden
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 67  (1989)  Chondrite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Stone
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  OC
Recommended:  Relict OC    [explanation]

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Osterplana

Osterplana quarry, Kinnekulle, Skaraborg, Sweden

Found 1987

Stone. Chondrite.

Reported as a clast in Ordovician limestone (of age about 480 my.). The meteoritic nature of the original material is indicated by chromite compositions but the chondritic group is not defined. Distinct from Brunflo, J. O. Nystrom et al. (1988) Nature, 336, 572.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 67, Meteoritics 24, 57-60 (1989)
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Geography:

Sweden
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (58° 35'N, 13° 26'E)
     Recommended::   (58° 35'N, 13° 26'E)
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Synonymshelp: Österplana 001 (Added 2007-04-30 with new Osterplana relicts)

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