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Opava meteorite, Opava District, Moravian-Silesian Region, Czech Republici
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Opava meteoriteMeteorite Fall Location
Opava DistrictDistrict
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
49° 55' 3'' North , 17° 54' 40'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Opava60,252 (2018)2.4km
Otice1,292 (2018)3.0km
Chvalíkovice680 (2018)3.6km
Raduň953 (2018)3.6km
Vršovice445 (2018)4.0km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Kylešovice; Troppau


Sever hexaedrites recovered in 1925 from the Paleolithic settlement found in brickworks. Total weight ca 21.12 kg.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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4 valid minerals.

Meteorite/Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Daubréeite
Formula: (BiO)(OH,Cl)
Reference: Tuček K.: Meteority a jejich výskyt v Československu. 1981, Academia, Praha.
Iron
Formula: Fe
Reference: Tuček K.: Meteority a jejich výskyt v Československu. 1981, Academia, Praha.
Iron var: Kamacite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Reference: Tuček K.: Meteority a jejich výskyt v Československu. 1981, Academia, Praha.
Schreibersite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)3P
Reference: Tuček K.: Meteority a jejich výskyt v Československu. 1981, Academia, Praha.
Troilite
Formula: FeS
Reference: Tuček K.: Meteority a jejich výskyt v Československu. 1981, Academia, Praha.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Iron1.AE.05Fe
var: Kamacite1.AE.05(Fe,Ni)
Schreibersite1.BD.05(Fe,Ni)3P
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Troilite2.CC.10FeS
Group 3 - Halides
Daubréeite3.DC.25(BiO)(OH,Cl)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Iron
var: Kamacite
1.1.11.1(Fe,Ni)
Schreibersite1.1.21.2(Fe,Ni)3P
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Troilite2.8.9.1FeS
Group 10 - OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
A(O,OH)Xq
Daubréeite10.2.1.3(BiO)(OH,Cl)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Iron-Fe

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Daubréeite(BiO)(OH,Cl)
OOxygen
O Daubréeite(BiO)(OH,Cl)
PPhosphorus
P Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
SSulfur
S TroiliteFeS
ClChlorine
Cl Daubréeite(BiO)(OH,Cl)
FeIron
Fe Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Fe TroiliteFeS
Fe Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
Fe IronFe
NiNickel
Ni Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Ni Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
BiBismuth
Bi Daubréeite(BiO)(OH,Cl)

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

Other Regions, Features and Areas containing this locality

Czech Republic/Germany/Poland
Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
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