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Plancy-l'Abbaye
Basic information Name: Plancy-l'Abbaye
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: France
Mass:help 180 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5963 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 88:

Plancy-l'Abbaye

Aube, Champagne, France

Found 09/01/03

Chondrite (H4)

A 180 g individual stone was found by a meteorite hunter while he/she was prospecting with a detector around the village of Plancy l'Abbaye. Classification (Emmanuel Dransart, EMTT) :  Olivine : Fa17.80 Low Ca Pyroxene: Fs 15.89; S2, W5. Chondrules are well preserved. There is no fusion crust ; porosity is 20%. Specimens : type specimen 21.7 g MNHNP, main mass, finder.

Institutions
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MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
EMTT: Etudes Métallurgiques et de Traitement Thermique, Parc du Chater-Bât. B, 1, avenue du Chater, 69340 Francheville, France (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Don Edwards   
Pierre-Marie Pelé   
Geography:

France
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (48° 40'N, 4° 3'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6 approved meteorites from Bretagne, France
     This is 1 of 77 approved meteorites from France (plus 12 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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