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Österplana 032
Basic information Name: Österplana 032
     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 032
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Sweden
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  Relict OC    [explanation]

Comments: Entered 30 Apr 2007
Catalogs:
Relict meteorite
info:
Name: Österplana 032
Fieldname: Bot 003
Origin/pseudonym: Österplana, Sweden
Purchased:
Purchase or find date: 11-Sep-2000
Lat/long: 58°35'N, 13°26'E
Mass: 210 x 65 x 41;
Pieces:
Specimens: Vinninga - Dept. of Geology, Lund University
Description: Largest meteorite found by 2006. Occurs in two grey limestone blocks (each 730 x 180 x 65 mm). The saw has cut the blocks and the meteorite perpendicularly relative to the sea floor. Meteorite has fish-like shape. Well displayed hardgrounds in blocks. One prominent hardground a few centimeters below meteorite. Meteorite itself not on hardground but has sunk into the originally soft sediment.
Info: Birger Schmitz and Mario Tassinari
Name assigned to:
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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