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Österplana 055
Basic information Name: Österplana 055
     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 055
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: Sweden
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  Relict OC
Recommended:  Relict OC    [explanation]

Comments: Entered 12 Oct 2012
Catalogs:
Relict meteorite
info:
Name: Österplana 055
Fieldname:
Origin/pseudonym: Österplana, Sweden
Purchased:
Purchase or find date: 2008 Feb 25
Lat/long: 58°35'N, 13°26'E
Mass: 85 x 80 mm
Pieces:
Specimens: Vinninga - Dept. of Geology, Lund University
Description: Small black meteorite with a characteristic squared shape in red limestone plate (400 x 190 x 70 mm). Grey reduction halo 85 x 80 mm, circular, but cut at one side.
Info: Birger Schmitz and Mario Tassinari
Name assigned to: Birger Schmitz
Date assigned: 0000-00-00
Assigned by:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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