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Zlin
Basic information Name: Zlin
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1939
Country: Czech Republic
Mass:help 3.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5782 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 87:

Zlin

South Moravia, Czech Republic

Ordinary chondrite (H4)

A 3.3 g stone was found in Zlin in the collection of Mr. Jaroslav Novak, purchased before 1939. Its provenance is unknown. Classification (Jakuba Haloda and Patricie Tycova, PCU): Olivine, Fa18.5, Ca in olivine 0.04 wt%, MnO in olivine 0.4%. Pyroxene, Fs16.3Wo1.2. Accessory minerals include chromite, merillite, chlorapatite, troilite, and cristobalite-bearing objects. Specimens: main mass Mr. Novak; type specimen 1.8 g plus a thin section, PCU.  

Institutions
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PCU: Charles University, Faculty of Science, Institute for Cheochemistry, Mineralogy and Mineral Resources, Albertov 6, 128 43 Prague 2, Czech Republic (institutional address; updated 3 Mar 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Czech Republic
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (49° 15'N, 17° 40'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites from Zlínský, Czech Republic
     This is 1 of 26 approved meteorites from Czech Republic (plus 1 unapproved name)
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