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Meteorite Pendant I Beautiful Etched MUONIONALUSTA - Meteorite Jewelry

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On Offer: Etched Muonionalusta Meteorite Pendant set in Sterling Silver

Meteorite Type: Iron-fine Octahedrite

Found: Sweden

Year Found: 1906

Description: Beautiful Muonionalusta etched meteorite pendant set in Sterling Silver. 

What you get: Muonionalusta etched meteorite pendant set in Sterling Silver, w/ signed Certificate of Authenticity

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Muonionalusta
Basic information Name: Muonionalusta
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite. 
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1906
Country: Sweden 
Mass: 230 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:   MB 20   (1961)   Iron-fine octahedrite
NHM Catalogue:   5th Edition   (2000)   IVA
MetBase:   v. 7.1   (2006)   IVA
Recommended:   Iron, IVA    [explanation]

This is 1 of 79 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Iron, IVA.   [show all]
Search for other: Iron meteorites, IVA irons, and Metal-rich meteorites
Writeup

Writeup from MB 20: 
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MUONIONALUSTA II, Kitkiojöki, Norrbotten; 67°46'N, 23°15'E.

FOUND, August 15, 1946.

IRON, octahedrite of fine structure.

1 specimen, weight about 15 kg.

The meteorite was discovered during the earthwork at a building site about 8 km to the east-southeast of the place where the Muon­ionalusta I iron meteorite was found in 1906.


Writeup from MB 20: 
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MUONIONALUSTA I reads: 67°54'N; 20°18'E should read: 67°48'N; 23°6'8.

Source: List of meteorites and corrections made by K. Fredriksson (Stockholm) and received by E.L.Krinov in December 1960.


Writeup from MB 28: 
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DISCOVERY OF MUONIONALUSTA III IRON METEORITE, SWEDEN

NameMUONIONALUSTA III.

The place of fall or discovery:  About 3.5 km ENE of the village of Kitkiojoki, Sweden; φ = 67°47'N; λ = 23°21'E.

Date of fall or discovery: FOUND, June 7, 1963.

Class and type: IRON; octahedrite.

Number of individual specimens: 1

Total weight: 6.20 kg.

Circumstances of the fall or discovery:  The meteorite was found by Mr. Carl Henriksson in excavated material used for the construction of a causeway. The meteorite is now in the possession of the Swedish Museum of Natural History (Stockholm, Sweden).

Source: Report of Dr. F. E. Wickman (Stockholm, Sweden) in a letter, IX.20.1963.

 

ID: MUONIONALUSTA18012


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