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Österplana 017
Basic information Name: Österplana 017
     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: Öst 017
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: Sweden
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  Relict OC    [explanation]

Comments: Entered 30 Apr 2007
Catalogs:
Relict meteorite
info:
Name: Österplana 017
Fieldname: Ark 017
Origin/pseudonym: Österplana, Sweden
Purchased:
Purchase or find date: 15-May-1997
Lat/long: 58°35'N, 13°26'E
Mass: 20 x 27 mm
Pieces:
Specimens: Vinninga - Dept. of Geology, Lund University
Description: Very dark, almost black squared to subrounded meteorite in large red limestone plate (400 x 250 x 34 mm) with large nautiloid shell spanning almost diagonally across most of the plate. Chambers of shell excellently displayed. Very intense light grey reduction halo (60 x 60 mm) around meteorite. Worm tracks along margin of and in reduction halo.
Info: Birger Schmitz and Mario Tassinari
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Date assigned: 0000-00-00
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 92, MAPS 42, 1647-1694 (2007)
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Sweden
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     Recommended::   (58° 35'N, 13° 26'E)
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