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Name

SÄÄKSJÄRVI

StatusConfirmed
Country Finland
CoordinatesLat. N 61°24' Long.E 22°24'
Diameter km 5.0
Age Ma or date 602.0 ±17.0
Synonyms Lake Sääksjärvi
Remarks 602 Ma is U-Pb age. Also age 543 ±12.0 Ma has been mentioned. Suggested impactor was a chondrite.
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References
CoM 1985 Graham, Bevan and Hutchison, ''Catalogue of Meteorites'', 4th Edition, (1985).
Grieve 1988 Grieve R.A.F. et al, "Astronaut's Guide to Terrestrial Impact Craters", NASA Space Shuttle Earth Observation Project, LPI Technical Report Number 88-03, Lunar and Planetary Institute (March 1988)
Hodge 1994 Hodge, Paul W., ''Meteorite craters and impact structures of the Earth'', book, 122 pp, Cambridge University Press (1994)
Lehtinen 1998 Lehtinen M., "Meteoriittitörmäyskraatterit - maan ja taivaan kohtauspaikat", (in Finnish) in Lehtinen M., Nurmi P., ja Rämö T. (edit.), "3000 vuosimiljoona - Suomen kallioperä" , Suomen geologinen seura (1998)
Mutanen 1979 Mutanen T., ''Sääksjärvi on sittenkin astrobleemi'' (in Finnish with summary: ''Lake Sääksjärvi; an astrobleme after all''), Geologi 31, (1979)
Oja 1978 Oja H., "Tulipalloja taivaalla" (in Finnish), a book published by Ursa Astronomical Association, Helsinki (1978)
Papunen 1969 Papunen H., ''Possible impact metamorphic textures in the erratics of the Lake Sääksjärvi area in southwestern Finland''. Bull. Geol. Soc. Finland 41, (1969)
Papunen 1973 Papunen H., Bull. Geol. Soc. Finland, no.45, p.29 (1973)
Schmidt 2009 Schmidt G.,"Refractory Element Fractionation (Os/Ir, Rh/Ir, Ru/Os) in Impact Craters: Projektile Identification of Rochechouart, Sääksjärvi, Boltysh, Dellen, Mien, Etc.", abstract 5001, 72nd Annual Meteoritical Society Meeting (2009)
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