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Suchy Dul
Basic information Name: Suchy Dul
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1969
Country: Czech Republic
Mass:help 815 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 48  (1969)  Chondrite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11000 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 48:
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FALL OF SUCHY DUL STONY METEORITE, CZECHOSLOVAKIA

Name: SUCHY DUL

The place of fall or discovery: The village of Suchy Dul, near town of Police, Nachod district, Czechoslovakia; φ = 55° 33'N, λ = 16°16'E.

Date of fall or discovery: FALL, September 16, 1969; 7h00- UT.

Class and type: STONE, chondrite.

Number of individual specimens: 1.

Total weight: 840 g.

Circumstances of the fall or discovery: Meteorite struck the roof of a house and was split into two pieces, weights: 755.2 and 60.1 g. Mrs. Klimesova was in a garden about 50 meters from point of impact. She said that fall of the meteorite was accompanied with boom like that of airplane then there was sharp whine and struck. A fragment of the meteorite weighing 636 g was turned over to the National Museum (Prague, Czechoslovakia).

Source: Report of Dr. Z. Ceplecha (Prague, Czechoslovakia September 22, 23 and 26, and October 16 and 24, 1969; reports No. 760, 762, and 765 and a telegram September 23, 1969 of the Center for Short-lived Phenomena, Cambridge, USA.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 48, Moscow (1969) reprinted Meteoritics 5, 85-109 (1970)
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Geography:

Czech Republic
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (50° 32' 17"N, 16° 15' 48"E)
     Recommended::   (50° 32' 17"N, 16° 15' 48"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1.1 m apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 3 approved meteorites from Královéhradecký, Czech Republic (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 26 approved meteorites from Czech Republic (plus 1 unapproved name)
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Synonymshelp: Police (In NHM Cat)

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