Oldenburg meteorite

Summary

Oldenburg meteorite
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The larger of the two stones.
TypeChondrite
ClassOrdinary chondrite
GroupL6
CompositionFeNi metal: 10–50% Ni, 0.25–0.7% Co[1]
CountryGermany
RegionNiedersachsen
Coordinates52°57′N 8°10′E / 52.950°N 8.167°E / 52.950; 8.167Coordinates: 52°57′N 8°10′E / 52.950°N 8.167°E / 52.950; 8.167[2]
Observed fallYes[2]
Fall date1930-09-10[3] 14:15[1]
TKW16.57 kilograms (36.5 lb)[3]
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The Oldenburg meteorite fell 23 km from Oldenburg, Niedersachsen, Germany on 10 September 1930,[3] one stone falling in Bissel, the other in Beverbruch.[4]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Oldenburg". Retrieved 28 December 2012.
  2. ^ a b "Oldenburg (1930)". Meteoritical Bulletin Database. Retrieved 28 December 2012.
  3. ^ a b c "Oldenburg meteorite". Astronomy News. Retrieved 28 December 2012.
  4. ^ "OLDENBURG METEORITE: 10 SEPTEMBER 1930 FALL". Retrieved 28 December 2012.