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Magura meteorite, Slanica, Námestovo, Námestovo Co., Žilina Region, Slovakia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 49° 20' North , 19° 29' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 49.33333,19.48333
Non-native locality type:Meteorite
Name(s) in local language(s):Meteorit Magura, Slanica, Námestovo, okres Námestovo, Žilinský kraj, Slovenská republika

Iron Octahedrite, IAB.
Found in 1840.

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17 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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- Haidinger W., 1844: Meteoriesen in Ungarn. - Ann. F. Physik. Pogg., 61, 675-676. (in German)
- Brezina A., 1889: Cliftonit aus dem Meteoreisen von Magura, Arvaer Comitat. - Annalen des k. k. naturhistorischen Hofmuseums, 4, 2, 102-106. (in German)
- Weinschenk E., 1889: Ueber einige Bestandtheile des Meteoreisens von Magura, Arva, Ungarn. - Annalen des k. k. naturhistorischen Hofmuseums, 4, 2, 93-101. (in German)
- Tuček K., 1981: Meteority a jejich výskyty v Československu. - Academia, Praha, 272 p. (in Czech)

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