The meteorite collection at Museo di Storia Naturale, Pisa University, Italy
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CitationPerchiazzi, N., D'Orazio, M., & Folco, L. (2004). The meteorite collection at Museo di Storia Naturale, Pisa University, Italy. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 39(S8), A171-A176.
PublisherThe Meteoritical Society
JournalMeteoritics & Planetary Science
AbstractThe historical meteorite collection of Museo di Storia Naturale, Pisa University, is presented in this catalog. Dating back to at least 1860, the collection currently (as of June 2003) contains 30 specimens of 26 individual meteorites, representing about 50 kg of extraterrestrial material. The collection includes 2 carbonaceous chondrites, 12 ordinary chondrites, 1 achondrite, 4 stony-iron meteorites, and 7 iron meteorites, including three remarkable specimens: the main mass of Bagnone (48 kg), the fourth largest mass of Quenggouk (717.5 g), and a large (nearly) complete individual of the Siena showerfall (318.8 g).