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Stannern   contributed by jnmczurich, IMCA 2391   MetBul Link


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TKW 52 kg. Observed fall 22 May 1808, Jihomoravsky, Czech Republic, 133 km from Vienna.

     


Jürgen / jnmczurich writes:
Happy birthday Stannern, exactly 210 years on Earth. It fell on May 22, 1808.

Pictures 1 and 2: Stannern end section 59.8 g, and small 98% complete individual 23.6 g. The end section is a museum trade (1995), the small individual is a collector trade (1993), former NHM Vienna collection specimen.

Picture 3: Close-up view of the polished face of the end section, about 8 x 6 mm.

Picture 4: Close-up view of the shiny black and glassy looking fusion crust. It looks like it fell yesterday.

Picture 5 and 6: Stannern thin section, cross-polarized filter pictures

Picture 7: The first page of the historic book "Beyträge zur Geschichte und Kenntniß meteorischer Stein= und Metall=Massen, und der Erscheinungen, welche deren Niederfallen zu begleiten pflegen.", D. Carl von Schreibers, 1820.

Picture 8: The historic sketch "Situations Plan" of the Stannern strewnfield, taken from the old book from D. Carl von Schreibers, 1820.
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Found at the arrow (green or red) on the map below

 


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Herbert
 5/23/2018 12:57:47 AM
Stunning specimens indeed!
Michael Farmer
 5/22/2018 6:33:43 PM
Stannern is one of my favorites
Andi Koppelt
 5/22/2018 10:19:15 AM
Fantastic pieces and documentation, jnmczurich! Perfect glossy fusion crust and the interior look like a yesterday*s fall.
Mendy Ouzillou
 5/22/2018 8:43:47 AM
That is a complete a collection of Stannern. A collector's dream to have not only the meteorite, the TS but also related ephemera as well. Congratulations!
Gregor Hoeher
 5/22/2018 5:06:15 AM
Stannern? -> Stunning!
 

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