Polish Medium Octahedrite
Item: 170.1 Dimensions: 155 x 52 x 5 mm Weight: 298 g
Partial/complete: Partial slice
Cube: ~15mm x 15mm x 15mm ≈ 15mm3


Country: Poland
Region: Bydgoszcz
Found: 1850
Group: Iron
Type: Octahedrite, Medium
Class: IIIAB
Total known weight: ~21.5kg

A mass of about 21.5kg was found 4 ft. below the surface while making a road, G.Rose, Ann. Phys., 1851, 83, p.594, M.H.Hey, Cat. Met., 1966, p.436. Analysis, 7.44% Ni, 18.3 ppm Ga, 33.5 ppm Ge, 11 ppm Ir, E.R.D.Scott et al., GCA, 1973, 37, p.1957. Metallographic description; shocked, V.F.Buchwald, Handbook of Iron Meteorites, Univ. of California, 1975, p.1090.