Agen (meteorite)

Summary

Agen
TypeChondrite
ClassOrdinary chondrite
GroupH5
CountryFrance
RegionAquitaine
Coordinates44°13′N 0°37′E / 44.217°N 0.617°E / 44.217; 0.617Coordinates: 44°13′N 0°37′E / 44.217°N 0.617°E / 44.217; 0.617[1]
Observed fallYes
Fall dateSeptember 5, 1814
TKW30 kg

Agen is an H chondrite meteorite that fell to earth on September 5, 1814, in Aquitaine, France.[2]

Classification

It is an ordinary chondrite that belongs to the petrologic type 5, thus was assigned to the group H5.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b Meteoritical Bulletin Database: Agen
  2. ^ Taricco, C.; Sinha, N.; Bhandari, N.; Colombetti, P.; Mancuso, S.; Rubinetti, S.; Barghini, D. (2016-09-26). "Early 18th century cosmic ray flux inferred from 44Ti in Agen meteorite". Astrophysics and Space Science. 361 (10): 338. Bibcode:2016Ap&SS.361..338T. doi:10.1007/s10509-016-2909-7. hdl:2318/1610590. ISSN 1572-946X.

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