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Country Finland
CoordinatesLat. N 62°12' Long.E 29°23'
Diameter km 10.0
Age Ma or date 228.7 ±3.0
Synonyms Paasivesi, Paasiselkä
Remarks Age is from Schmieder 2010b. Identified as an impact structure in 1999.
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Buchner 2009 Buchner E., Moilanen J., Öhman T. and Schmieder M., "Shock-molten Sandstone Clasts in Impact Melt Rocks: Age Constraints for the Paasselkä Impact Structure (SE Finland)", 40th LPSC, abstract 2169 (2009)
Pesonen 1999 Pesonen L.J. et al, ''Paasselkä - a new meteorite impact structure in Eastern Finland'', MAPS, Vol. 34, No. 4, Supp. (1999)
Schmieder 2008 Schmieder M., Moilanen J., and Buchner E., ''Impact melt rocks from the Paasselkä impact structure (SE Finland): Petrography and geochemistry'', MAPS 43, Nr 7, 1189-1200 (2008)
Schmieder 2009b Schmieder M., Buchner E., Schwarz W.H., Trieloff M., Moilanen J. and Öhman T., "A Middle Triassic 40Ar/39Ar Age for the Paasselkä Impact Structure (Finland)", abstract and poster, 72nd Annual Meteoritical Society Meeting (2009)
Schmieder 2010a Schmieder M., Buchner E., Jourdan F., Schwarz W.H., Trieloff M., Van Soest M.C., Wartho J.-A., Hodges K.V., Moilanen J., Hietala S. and Öhman T., "Updating the Finnish Impact Cratering Record", 41st LPSC, abstract 2036 (2010)
Schmieder 2010b Schmieder M., Schwarz W.H., Buchner E., Trieloff M., Moilanen J. and Öhman T., "A Middle-Late Triassic 40Ar⁄39Ar age for the Paasselkä impact structure (SE Finland)", Meteoritics & Planetary Science 45, Nr 4, 572–582 (2010)
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