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Österplana 003
Basic information Name: Österplana 003
     This is an official name for a relict meteorite. Relict meteorites are composed mostly of terrestrial minerals, but are thought to have once been meteorites. Note: evidence that this was once a meteorite may not have been critically evaluated.
Abbreviation: Öst 003
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1993
Country: Sweden
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  Relict OC    [explanation]

Comments: Entered 30 Apr 2007
Catalogs:
Relict meteorite
info:
Name: Österplana 003
Fieldname: Ark 003
Origin/pseudonym: Österplana, Sweden
Purchased:
Purchase or find date: 8-Nov-1993
Lat/long: 58°35'N, 13°26'E
Mass: 45 x >25 x >15
Pieces:
Specimens: Vinninga - Dept. of Geology, Lund University
Description: Dark meteorite in red pentagonal limestone plate (ca. 100 x 80 x 10 x 110 x 18 x (height) 17 mm). Plate cut diagonally through center of meteorite. Central part of meteorite bluish-greenish, surrounded by rusty red cm-thick zone. Light reduction halo extends ca 1 cm out from meteorite.
Info: Birger Schmitz and Mario Tassinari
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Date assigned: 0000-00-00
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 92, MAPS 42, 1647-1694 (2007)
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     Recommended::   (58° 35'N, 13° 26'E)
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