Hessle (H5)


Country: Sweden
State/District: Svealand, Uppsala
Date of fall/find: Fell 1869, January 01 1230
Total known weight: 20 kg (preserved in collections)
Number of pieces: many pieces (shower)
Type: Stone. Ordinary chondrite

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After detonations, a shower of stones, weighing from about 1.8kg to a few grams each, fell over an area of about 3 x 9 miles; some fell upon ice a few inches thick without breaking it, M.H.Hey, Cat. Met., 1966, p.199. Powdery, carbonaceous matter was found in association with the stones, A.E.Nordenskiöld, Svenska Vetensk.-Akad. Handl. Stockholm, 1870, 8, (9), Ann. Phys., 1870, 141, p.205. Analysis, G.Lindström, Övers. Vetensk.-Akad. Förh. Stockholm, 1869, (8), p.715. The analysis shows no K and is doubtful, W.Wahl, GCA, 1950, 1, p.28. The fall occurred 20 km from Uppsala, A.L.Graham et al., Cat. Met., 1985, p.166. Olivine Fa19, B.Mason, GCA, 1963, 27, p.1011. Ni and Ir contents, O.Müller et al., GCA, 1971, 35, p.1121. Partial INAA, 28.3% total Fe, R.A.Schmitt et al., Meteoritics, 1972, 7, p.131. Analysis of Ni, Ga, Ge and Ir in metal and silicate, C.-L.Chou et al., GCA, 1973, 37, p.2159. Al-26 data, I.R.Cameron and Z.Top, GCA, 1975, 39, p.1705. Infrared photometry, albedo, JHK colors, M.Leake et al., Meteoritics, 1978, 13, p.101. Thermal stability of TL intensity, C.L.Melcher and D.W.G.Sears, Meteoritics, 1979, 14, p.249. Ni and Co contents of metal phases, F.Afiattalab and J.T.Wasson, GCA, 1980, 44, p.431. Bulk analysis, C.R.Fulton and J.M.Rhodes, J. Geophys. Res., 1983, 88 (suppl.), p.B543. Bulk density and porosity, M.Terho et al., Studia Geophysica et Geodaedica, 1993, 37, p.65; see also, D.T.Britt and G.J.Consolmagno, MAPS, 2003, 38, p.1161. Magnetic susceptibility, P.Rochette et al., MAPS, 2003, 38, p.251.



ID#: 4804
Description: Crusted fragment
Size: 2.5 x 2 x 1.5 cm
Weight: 9.95 gr

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