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Felsted
Basic information Name: Felsted
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1977
Country: Denmark
Mass:help 13.5 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 71  (1991)  IIIAB
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIIAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIIB
Recommended:  Iron, IIIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 311 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIIAB.   [show all]
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Writeup from MB 71:
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Felsted

Sonderjulland, Denmark

Found about 1977, recognized 1989

Iron. Medium octahedrite (IIIAB)

An iron of 13.5 kg was ploughed up by farmer Peter Jessen Juhler in a field about 2.3 km east of Sonder Hostrup and 1.85 km NNW of Felsted Church. Analysis, 8.4% Ni, 0.25% P, kamacite bandwith 1.10 ± 0.1 mm, and classification, Vagn F. Buchwald, Department of Metallurgy, Danmarks Tekniske Hoejskole, Lyngby, Denmark (Meteoritics 25, 1990, 351). Additional classification and analysis, 8.7% Ni, 22 ppm Ga, 5.9 ppm Ir, John T. Wasson, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA. The main mass is at the Geological Museum, Copenhagen.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 71, Meteoritics 26, 255-262 (1991)
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Denmark
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (54° 59' 26"N, 9° 29' 31"E)
     Recommended::   (54° 59' 26"N, 9° 29' 31"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1.1 m apart

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     This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites from Region Syddanmark, Denmark
     This is 1 of 8 approved meteorites from Denmark (plus 1 unapproved name)
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