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Wessely meteorite, Vnorovy, Veselí nad Moravou, Hodonín, South Moravia Region, Czech Republic

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 48° 57' North , 17° 23' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 48.95000,17.38333
GeoHash:G#: u2sq7x44m
Other regions containing this locality:Moravia (Mähren; Maehren), Czech Republic
Locality type:Meteorite Fall Location
Meteorite Class:H5 chondrite meteorite
Meteoritical Society Class:H5
Metbull:View entry in Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


Witnessed fal of single chondrite in 1831. Weight 3.736 kg.


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3 valid minerals.

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Cenozoic
0 - 66 Ma



ID: 3185279
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cenozoic (0 - 66 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Miocene
5.333 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 3162395
West Carpathian molasse

Age: Miocene (5.333 - 23.03 Ma)

Description: marine molasse

Lithology: Major:{clay}, Minor{sand,silt,gravel}

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

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Tuček K.: Meteority a jejich výskyt v Československu. 1981, Academia, Praha.

 
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