Cangas de Onis (H5)


Country: Spain
State/District: Asturias
Date of fall/find: Fell 1866, December 06 1100
Total known weight: 34 kg (preserved in collections)
Number of pieces: many pieces (shower)
Type: Stone. Ordinary chondrite, regolith breccia, gas rich, black
Shock stage: S3

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A shower of stones fell after detonations, the largest stone weighing about 11kg, M.H.Hey, Cat. Met., 1966, p.83. Described and analyzed, J.R.de Luanco, Anal. Soc. Españ. Hist. Nat. Madrid, 1874, 3, p.69. Volatile trace element abundances, J.C.Laul et al., GCA, 1973, 37, p.329. Noble gas data, exposure ages, R.Ganapathy and E.Anders, GCA, 1973, 37, p.359. Trace element contents in dark and light portions, G.Bart and M.E.Lipschutz, GCA, 1979, 43, p.1499. Cosmic ray tracks, N.Bhandari et al., Nucl. Tracks, 1980, 4, p.213. Contains Al-rich fragments, A.Bischoff and K.Keil, GCA, 1984, 48, p.693. Petrology, olivine Fa19, C.V.Williams et al., Meteoritics, 1985, 20, p.331. TL sensitivity data, M.Haq et al., GCA, 1989, 53, p.1435. Spectral study, black, gas-rich ordinary chondrite, D.T.Britt and C.M.Pieters, Meteoritics, 1991, 26, p.279; GCA, 1994, 58, p.3905; LPSC, 1991, 22, p.139 (abs.). Petrographic shock classification, D.Stöffler et al., GCA, 1991, 55, p.3845. 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. Determination of bulk density, S.L.Wilkison and M.S.Robinson, MAPS, 2000, 35, p.1203. Magnetic susceptibility, P.Rochette et al., MAPS, 2003, 38, p.251.



ID#: 4826
Description: One side cut fragment
Size: 3 x 2.5 x 1.3 cm
Weight: 10.1 gr

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