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Gresia
Basic information Name: Gresia
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1990
Country: Romania
Mass:help 26.9 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6371 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)
Comments: Approved 27 Jul 2013
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Writeup from MB 102:

Gresia        44°10.28’N, 24°55.13’E

Teleorman, Romania

Found: 1990

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H4)

History: Unearthed from the garden of a private (main mass owner’s) property. Exterior weathered with cracking throughout.

Physical characteristics: Interior gray and in places heavily stained.

Petrography: Most chondrules well defined, mesostatis dominated by turbid, devitrified material, presence (10-20%) of typically twinned cpx. In places all pyroxene grains within chondrules are clinopyroxene. Secondary feldspar grains rare and to 10 μm.

Specimens: A total of 451.1 g (including 1 large slice and several smaller fragments) and two thin sections (one covered) are deposited at NHMV. F. Pereteanu holds the main mass.

Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Teleorman
Date:1990
Latitude:44°10.28'N
Longitude:24°55.13'E
Mass (g):26900
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):17.5±0.2 (N=49)
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.6±0.4 (N=64)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5±0.8 (N=64)
Classifier:F. Brandstätter, L. Ferrière, and D. Topa, NHMV
Type spec mass (g):451.1
Type spec location:NHMV
Main mass:Flonin Pereteanu (Commune Scrioa_tea, Teleorman County, Romania)
Finder:Ion N. Pereteanu
Comments:Submitted by L. Ferrière
Institutions
   and collections
NHMV: Naturhistorisches Museum, Burgring 7, 1010 Wien, Austria, Austria; Website (institutional address; updated 18 Jan 2019)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Geography:

Romania
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (44° 10' 17"N, 24° 55' 8"E)

Statistics:
     This is the only approved meteorite from Teleorman, Romania
     This is 1 of 10 approved meteorites from Romania (plus 2 unapproved names)
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