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Crater Name
Location
Latitude
Longitude
Diameter (km)
Age (Ma)*
Exposed
Drilled
Target Rock**
Bolide Type***
Ukraine
N 48° 45'
E 32° 10'
24
65.17 ± 0.64
N
N
C
Chondrite
Sweden
N 61° 48'
E 16° 48'
19
89.0 ± 2.7
Y
N
C
Stone?
Latvia
N 56° 35'
E 23° 15'
4.5
290 ± 35
N
Y
S
-
Norway
N 60° 39'
E 9° 0'
5
500 ± 10
Y
N
C
Chondrite
Sweden
N 58° 25'
E 14° 56'
3
~ 470
N
Y
M
-
Sweden
N 57°22'
E 16° 15'
~ 1.2
~ 443-470
Y
N
C
Chondrite
Estonia
N 57° 58'
E 27° 25'
0.08
~ 0.0066
Y
Y
S
-
Ukraine
N 49° 7'
E 29° 6'
8.5
378 ± 5*
N
Y
M
Iron?
Finland
N 62° 11'
E 27° 9'
3
> 1000
N
Y
S
-
Estonia
N 58° 24'
E 22° 40'
0.11
0.004 ± 0.001
Y
N
S
IAB
Estonia
N 59° 1'
E 22° 46'
7
~ 455
N
Y
M
-
Finland
N 62° 13'
E 25° 15'
1.5
~230
Y
-
C
-
Finland
N 62° 8'
E 24° 36'
30
<1800
Y
N
C
-
Finland
N 63° 12'
E 23° 42'
23
76.20 ± 0.29
Y
Y
M
Chondrite
Sweden
N 63° 0'
E 14° 49'
7.5
~ 458
Y
Y
M
-
Belarus
N 54° 12'
E 27° 48'
15
42.3 ± 1.1
N
Y
M
-
Finland
N 60° 9'
E 20° 6'
9
~ 1000
N
Y
M
-
Sweden
N 62°55'
E 14°33'
1
~ 458
Y
Y
M
-
Sweden
N 56° 25'
E 14° 52'
9
121.0 ± 2.3
Y
Y
C
Stone?
Lithuania
N 54° 1'
E 23° 54'
5
500 ± 20
N
Y
C
-
Norway
N 73° 48'
E 29° 40'
40
142.0 ± 2.6
N
Y
S
-
Poland
N 52° 29'
E 16° 54'
0.1
< 0.01
Y
N
S
Octahedrite fragments
Estonia
N 59° 20'
E 23° 40'
8
~ 535
N
-
S
-
Ukraine
N 49° 35'
E 32° 55'
20
169 ± 7
N
Y
M
Iron?
Finland
N 62° 2'
E 29° 5'
10
< 1800
Y
Y
-
-
Germany
N 48° 53'
E 10° 37'
24
15.1 ± 0.1
Y
Y
M
Achondrite
Norway
N 59° 14'
E 6° 26'
2.7
520 ± 20
Y
N
C
-
France
N 45° 50'
E 0° 56'
23
201 ± 2
Y
N
C
Chondrite? Iron?
Ukraine
N 49° 0'
E 32° 0'
2.7
120 ± 10
N
Y
C
-
Finland
N 61° 24'
E 22° 24'
6
~ 560
Y
Y
M
Stony-iron?
Finland
N 65° 17'
E 28° 23'
1.5
> 600
-
Y
C
-
Sweden
N 61° 2'
E 14° 52'
52
376.8 ± 1.7
Y
Y
M
-
Finland
N 63° 2'
E 21° 35'
6.6
~ 600
N
Y
C
-
Germany
N 48° 41'
E 10° 4'
3.8
15 ± 1
Y
Y
S
-
Finland
N 62° 42'
E 28° 10'
4
< 1000
N
Y
C
-
Finland
N 62°36'
E 28° 13'
3.8
~ 250
N
N
C
-
Ukraine
N 48° 08'
E 33° 31'
11
280 ± 10
N
Y
C
Chondrite?
Sweden
N 58° 46'
E 17° 25'
2
~ 455
N
Y
M
-
Lithuania
N 55° 5'
E 24° 35'
8
> 160 ± 10
N
Y
S
-
Ukraine
N 49° 44'
E 29° 0'
3.2
165 ± 5
N
Y
C
-
Ukraine
N 48° 4'
E 32° 45'
3.5
80 ± 20
N
Y
C
-
  * pre-1977 K-Ar, Ar-Ar and Rb-Sr ages recalculated using the decay constants of Steiger and Jager (1977) Ages in millions of years (Ma) before present.

** Abbreviations: C - Crystalline Target; C-Ms - Metasedimentary Target; M - Mixed Target (i.e.sedimentary strata overlying crystalline basement); S - sedimentary target (i.e. no crystalline rocks affected by the impact event). From Osinski. G. R., Spray J. G., and Grieve R. A. F. 2007. Impact melting in sedimentary target rocks: A synthesis. In The Sedimentary Record of Meteorite Impacts, Geological Society of America Special Paper. Editors: Evans K. Horton W., King D., Morrow J., and Warme J. Geological Society of America: Boulder, in press.

***
From Koeberl,C. Identification of meteoritic components in impactites. 1998, Koeberl, C. The Geochemistry and Cosmochemistry of Impacts. 2007 and PASSC Files. (IAB, IIIAB, IIIB, IIID - Iron Meteorite)

 

 

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