Oldenburg meteorite

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Oldenburg meteorite
Meteorite Benthullen cropped.jpg
The larger of the two stones.
Type Chondrite
Class Ordinary chondrite
Group L6
Composition FeNi metal: 10-50% Ni, 0.25-0.7% Co[1]
Coordinates 52°57′N 8°10′E / 52.950°N 8.167°E / 52.950; 8.167Coordinates: 52°57′N 8°10′E / 52.950°N 8.167°E / 52.950; 8.167[2]
Observed fall Yes[2]
Fall date 1930-09-10[3] 14:15[1]
TKW 16.57 kilograms (36.5 lb)[3]

The Oldenburg meteorite fell near Oldenburg, Niedersachsen, Germany on 10 September 1930,[3] one stone falling in Bissel, the other in Beverbruch.[4]

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  1. ^ a b "Oldenburg". Retrieved 28 December 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Oldenburg (1930)". Meteoritical Bulletin Database. Retrieved 28 December 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c "Oldenburg meteorite". Astronomy News. Retrieved 28 December 2012. 
  4. ^ "OLDENBURG METEORITE: 10 SEPTEMBER 1930 FALL". Retrieved 28 December 2012.