Agen (H5)


Country: France
State/District: Lot-et-Garonne
Date of fall/find: Fell 1814, September 05 1200
Total known weight: 30 kg (approx.)
Number of pieces: unknown
Type: Stone. Ordinary chondrite, xenolithic, veined

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A shower of stones, of total weight about 30kg, the largest weighing about 9kg, fell after appearance of cloud and detonations, H.F.Boudon de Saint-Amans, Ann. Chim., 1814, 92, p.25, L.W.Gilbert, Ann. Phys., 1814, 48, p.340, 395, 402, M.H.Hey, Cat. Met., 1966, p.8. Olivine Fa20, B.Mason, GCA, 1963, 27, p.1011. Xenolithic, R.A.Binns, GCA, 1968, 32, p.299. Partial INAA, 23.5% total Fe, R.A.Schmitt et al., Meteoritics, 1972, 7, p.131. Al-26 and noble gas isotopes, G.F.Herzog and P.J.Cressy,Jr., GCA, 1974, 38, p.1827. Al-26 data, I.R.Cameron and Z.Top, GCA, 1975, 39, p.1705. Be-10 data, R.K.Moniot et al., GCA, 1983, 47, p.1887; see also, LPSC, 1981, 12, p.712 (abs.). Photometric classification, phase function, M.A.Barucci et al., LPSC, 1984, 15, p.35 (abs.). 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; LPSC, 1997, 28, p.159 (abs.). Physical properties, density and porosity data, G.J.Consolmagno and D.T.Britt, MAPS, 1998, 33, p.1231. Microstructures and compositions of metal grains, H.Leroux et al., MAPS, 2000, 35, p.569. Determination of bulk density, S.L.Wilkison and M.S.Robinson, MAPS, 2000, 35, p.1203. Cosmic-ray exposure ages, E.Gilabert and B.Lavielle, MAPS, 2001, 36, p.A65 (abs.); see also, B.Lavielle and E.Gilabert, MAPS, 2002, 37, (Suppl.), p.A85 (abs.). Magnetic susceptibility, P.Rochette et al., MAPS, 2003, 38, p.251.



ID#: 4815
Description: Broken slice
Size: 4.5 x 2.5 x 0.3 cm
Weight: 6.61 gr

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