Ornans (meteorite)

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Type Chondrite
Class Carbonaceous chondrite
Clan CM-CO
Group CO
Country France
Coordinates 47°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 fall Yes
Fall date 1868
TKW 6 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]


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