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Brunflo meteorite, Östersund, Jämtland, Sweden

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 63° 4' 59'' North , 14° 52' 59'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 63.08333,14.88333
Other regions containing this locality:Scandinavia
Non-native locality type:Meteorite
Meteorite Type:Relict H meteorite
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate

H-Chondrite. Was "fossilized" in 460Ma age rocks. All minerals have been altered except chromite. The meteorite (ca. 11 cm × 9.5 cm) occurs in a polished slab of Middle Ordovician limestone
two Cu-phases (Cu1.66S and Cu4FeS4).

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Per Thorslund, Frans E. Wickman, Jan Olov Nyström (1984) The Ordovician chondrite from Brunflo, central Sweden, I. General description and primary minerals. Lithos 17, 87-100
Jan Olov Nyström, Frans E. Wickman (1991) The Ordovician chondrite from Brunflo, central Sweden, II. Secondary minerals. Lithos 27:167-185
Beda A. Hofmann, Jan Olov Nyström, Urs Krähenbühl (2000) The Ordovician chondrite from Brunflo, central Sweden: III. Geochemistry of terrestrial alteration. Lithos Volume 50, Issue 4, February 2000, Pages 305–324

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