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Österplana 019
Basic information Name: Österplana 019
     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 019
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 019
Fieldname: Ark 019
Origin/pseudonym: Österplana, Sweden
Purchased:
Purchase or find date: 15-Apr-1997
Lat/long: 58°35'N, 13°26'E
Mass: 35 x 20; 40 x 6
Pieces:
Specimens: Vinninga - Dept. of Geology, Lund University
Description: Large dark meteorite in two large red limestone plates (500 x 300 x 12 mm and 520 x 300 x 13 mm). In one plate xcellently preserved long nautiloid shell with perfectly exposed chambers and siphuncle crosses plate almost diagonally. In second plate more diffuse imprint of the same shell. Weak imprints also of other shells in the two plates. Meteorite occurs in one of the corners of the large plates.
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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