Lance Meteorite

Lance (CO)

Slice with fusion crust

Weight: 14.10g

Size: 73 x 50 x 1.5 mm

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Lance (Lancé) Meteorite / France / Carbonaceous Chondrite / CO

After the appearance of a fireball (moving from SW to NW), and detonations, a shower of stones fell, of which six were recovered. The total weight was about 51.7kg and the largest stone weighed 47kg, Tastes, C. R. Acad. Sci. Paris, 1872, 75, p.273, M.H.Hey, Cat. Met., 1966, p.261. Description, R.von Drasche, Tschermaks Min. Petr. Mitt., 1875, p.1. Analysis, H.B.Wiik, GCA, 1956, 9, p.279. Classification, olivine Fa21.2, W.R.Van Schmus, Meteorite Research, ed. P.M.Millman, D.Reidel, Dordrecht-Holland, 1969, p.480; see also, W.R.Van Schmus and J.M.Hayes, GCA, 1974, 38, p.47. Mineralogy, M.Christophe Michel-Levy, Meteorite Research, ed. P.M.Millman, 1969, p.492. Meteorite data copied from MetBase 7.0 for Windows. Author: Joern Koblitz, The MetBase Library of Meteoritics and Planetary Sciences, Benquestrasse 27, D-28209 Bremen, Germany
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