Ornans (meteorite)

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Ornans
TypeChondrite
ClassCarbonaceous chondrite
ClanCM-CO
GroupCO
CountryFrance
Coordinates47°7′N 6°9′E / 47.117°N 6.150°E / 47.117; 6.150Coordinates: 47°7′N 6°9′E / 47.117°N 6.150°E / 47.117; 6.150
Observed fallYes
Fall date1868
TKW6 kilograms (13 lb)

The Ornans meteorite is a carbonaceous chondrite and the type specimen of the CO group (Carbonaceous Ornans group). Its fall was observed in France in 1868.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ornans". Meteoritical Society. Retrieved 4 January 2013.