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Ultuna
Basic information Name: Ultuna
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1944
Country: Sweden
Mass:help 1900 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 20  (1961)  Spherical chondrite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H
Recommended:  H    [explanation]

This is 1 of 104 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, Ordinary chondrites
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Writeup from MB 20:
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ULTUNA, Upsala; 59°49'N, 17°40'B.

FOUND, 1944.

STONE, spherical chondrite.

K. Fredriksson believes that the meteorite found belongs to the Hessle stony meteorite shower that fell in 1869. The main mass (1.9 kg) is at the University of Upsala.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 20, Moscow (1961)
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Geography:

Sweden
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (59° 49'N, 17° 40'E)
     Recommended::   (59° 49'N, 17° 40'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites from Uppsala, Sweden
     This is 1 of 14 approved meteorites from Sweden (plus 71 unapproved names) (plus 8 impact craters)
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