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Österplana 044
Basic information Name: Österplana 044
     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 044
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: Sweden
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  Relict OC    [explanation]

Comments: Entered 30 Apr 2007
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Relict meteorite
info:
Name: Österplana 044
Fieldname: Ark 030
Origin/pseudonym: Österplana, Sweden
Purchased:
Purchase or find date: 17-Mar-2002
Lat/long: 58°35'N, 13°26'E
Mass: 50 x 40 mm
Pieces:
Specimens: Vinninga - Dept. of Geology, Lund University
Description: Medium-sized meteorite with very rusty appearance in red limestone block (115 x 85 x 55 mm). Some sides of block sawed, others rough rock surfaces. Meteorite sawed through both in vertical and horisontal directions.
Info: Birger Schmitz and Mario Tassinari
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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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