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Königsbrück
Basic information Name: Königsbrück
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: Germany
Mass:help 51.8 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 90  (2006)  H/L4
Recommended:  H/L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 15 approved meteorites classified as H/L4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), H/L chondrites, H/L chondrites (type 4-7), L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 3 Feb 2006
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Writeup from MB 90:

Königsbrück 51°16′0′′N, 13°54′0′′E

Königsbrück, Saxony, Germany

Find: May 2004

Ordinary chondrite (H/L4)

History: A complete oriented stone weighing 51.8 g, partly covered with fusion crust, was found by an anonymous finder on a field close to the village of Königsbrück, Saxony, Germany, during a search for moldavites.

Petrography: (A. Greshake and M. Kurz, MNB) The sample is a fresh, unbrecciated stone with equilibrated olivine and unequilibrated pyroxene.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa22.6), pyroxene (Fs8.2–20.1).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H/L4); S4, W1.

Specimens: An 11.7 g type specimen plus one thin section are on deposit at MNB. An anonymous finder holds the main mass.

Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum f├╝r Naturkunde, Invalidenstra├če 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Kurz: M. Kurz, Schillerstrasse 7, D-34626 Neukirchen, Germany (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 90, MAPS 41, 1383-1418 (2006)
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Geography:

Germany
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (51° 16'N, 13° 54'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 3 approved meteorites from Sachsen, Germany (plus 5 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 53 approved meteorites from Germany (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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