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Föllinge
Basic information Name: Föllinge
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1932
Country: Sweden
Mass:help 400 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 8  (1958)  Iron
MB 20  (1961)  Iron-ataxite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIICD
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IAB-sLH
Recommended:  Iron, IAB-sLH    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IAB-sLH.   [show all]
Search for other: IAB complex irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
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Writeup from MB 8:
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OTTSJO, Sweden. Iron.

Literature: 1. Populär Astronomisk, Tidskrift, 1951, No. 1-2, p.63. /MA-12-356/.  2. F. Leonard, A Classificational Catalog of the meteoritic falls of the World, 1956, p.8.


Writeup from MB 20:
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FÖLLINGE, Ottsjön, Jämtland; 63°44'N, 14°51'E

FOUND September 1932.

IRON, nickel-rich ataxite.

1 specimen, weight about 0.4 kg.

The meteorite was ploughed up. Preliminary ana1ysis by R. Blix re­vealed 18% Ni content. The main mass is at the State Museum (Stock­holm).

Buchwald The following entries were found for Föllinge in Buchwald (1975)
[Buchwald, Vagn F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press, 1418 pp.]
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 8, Moscow (1958)
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 20, Moscow (1961)
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Geography:

Sweden
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (63° 44'N, 14° 51'E)
     Recommended::   (63° 44'N, 14° 51'E)

Statistics:
     This is the only approved meteorite from Jamtlands, Sweden (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 2 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 14 approved meteorites from Sweden (plus 71 unapproved names) (plus 8 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Foellinge (In NHM Cat)
Ottsjö (In NHM Cat)
Ottsjön (In NHM Cat)

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