St. Michel (L6)


Country: Finland
State/District: Mikkeli
Date of fall/find: Fell 1910, July 12 1925
Total known weight: 17 kg (approx.)
Number of pieces: 2
Type: Stone. Ordinary chondrite

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After the appearance of a fireball followed by detonations, two stones of about 7kg and 10kg respectively, were found, M.H.Hey, Cat. Met., 1966, p.420. Description, with an analysis, L.H.Borgström, Bull. Comm. Geol. Finlande, 1912, 6, (34), p.1. Further analysis, 21.71% total Fe, H.von Michaelis et al., Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 1969, 5, p.387. Uranium content, D.E.Fisher, GCA, 1972, 36, p.15. Partial INAA, R.A.Schmitt et al., Meteoritics, 1972, 7, p.131. Infrared photometry, albedo, JHK colors, M.Leake et al., Meteoritics, 1978, 13, p.101. Bulk density and porosity, M.Terho et al., Studia Geophysica et Geodaedica, 1993, 37, p.65; see also, D.T.Britt and G.J.Consolmagno, MAPS, 2003, 38, p.1161. Magnetic susceptibility, P.Rochette et al., MAPS, 2003, 38, p.251.

Specimen ID#: 129
Description: Fragment
Size: 3.3 x 2.6 x 1 cm
Weight: 14.85 gr
Price: US$ 690.00

 



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