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Schönenberg
Basic information Name: Schönenberg
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1846
Country: Germany
Mass:help 8 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11278 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)
Comments: Revised 4 Oct 2014: corrected coordinates
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Schönenberg, new coordinates


During investigations of original literature for the book “Nicht von dieser Welt, Bayerns Meteorite," published by the Bayerisches Landesamt für Umwelt (2012), it was discovered that the actual fall locality of this meteorite is the village "Schönenberg" near Jettingen-Scheppach, located north of the city of Krumbach, Swabia. The coordinates are: 48°21'N, 10°24'E. Submitted by D. Heinlein.
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Heinlein: Dieter Heinlein, Lilienstrasse 3, 86156 Augsburg, Germany; Website (private address)
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References: Never published in the Meteoritical Bulletin
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Geography:

Germany
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (48° 7'N, 10° 28'E)
     Recommended::   (48° 21'N, 10° 24'E)
Note: the NHM and recommended coordinates are 26.4 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8 approved meteorites from Bayern, Germany (plus 4 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 54 approved meteorites from Germany (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Schoneberg (In NHM Cat)

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