Meteorites

Bjurböle

Meteorite:Bjurböle, Porvoo, Etelä-Suomen lääni, Finland
L/LL4, chondrite
Fell 12 March 1899
Tkw 328 kg
Largest meteorite found in Finland so far.
Sample:Bjurböle (ts)
Weight: 0g Size: 13x13x0.03 mmmm
A thin section.
Bjurböle thin section in non polarized light. Dark spots are metal flakes.
Bjurböle thin section through crossed polarizers.
Bjurböle thin section.
An barred olivine (BO) chondrule (left) and radial pyroxene (RP) chondrule (center).
Microscope photo through crossed polarizers.
A close up photo of previous photo of barred olivine and radial pyroxene chondrules.
Microscope photo through crossed polarizers.
An barred olivine chondrule.
Microscope photo through crossed polarizers.
A radial pyroxene chondrule.
Microscope photo through crossed polarizers.
An porphyritic olivine (PO) chondrule with euhedral and subhedral olivine grains.
Microscope photo through crossed polarizers.
A radial pyroxene chondrule.
Microscope photo through crossed polarizers.
A cryptocrystalline pyroxene chondrule on right. Up middle there is probably a porphyritic pyroxene (PP) chondrule.
Microscope photo through crossed polarizers.
A nice radial pyroxene chondrule on right.
Microscope photo through crossed polarizers.
On left porphyritic pyroxene chondrule and on right a possible glassy chondrule.
Microscope photo through crossed polarizers.
Microscope photo through crossed polarizers.
Microscope photo through crossed polarizers.
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