Heredia (H5)

Country: Costa Rica
Date of fall/find: Fell 1857, April 01 nighttime
Total known weight: 1 kg
Number of pieces: unknown (many)
Type: Stone. Ordinary chondrite, gas rich, brecciated

Meteoritical Bulletin record: Click here

After the appearance of a fireball and detonations, many stones were found, the largest weighing about 1kg, M.H.Hey, Cat. Met., 1966, p.198. Described and analyzed, I.Domeyko, Anal. Univ. Chile, Santiago, 1859, 16, p.235. Listed, O.Buchner, Die Meteoriten in Samml., Leipzig, 1863, p.93. Olivine Fa18, B.Mason, GCA, 1963, 27, p.1011. Gas-rich, L.Schultz and H.Kruse, He, Ne and Ar in meteorites: a data compilation. Mainz, 1983. Magnetic susceptibility, P.Rochette et al., MAPS, 2003, 38, p.251.

ID#: 4997
Description: Thin slice with some crust. Labels from Shooler's and Peter Marmet. Copy of and old label
Size: 1.8 x 1.3 x 0.2 cm
Weight: 1.451 gr

US$ 1,000.00


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