|Basic information||Name: Burkhala|
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1983
Mass: 1825 g
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Writeup from MB 63:
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DISCOVERY OF THE BURKHALA, USSR, IRON METEORITE
Place of find: Burkhala mine, Yagodinskij District, Magadan Region, USSR.
Date of find: Summer 1983.
Class and type: Iron.
Number of individual
S pecimens: 1
Total weight: 1825 g
Circumstances of find: Meteorite was found by an engineer, V.N. Dmitrashchenko, while washing sand at a depth of 6 m.
Source: R.L. Khotinok, Committee on Meteorites, USSR Academy of Sciences.
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 63, Meteoritics 20, 275-283 (1985)|
This is 1 of 5 approved meteorites from Magadanskaya oblast', Russia
This is 1 of 136 approved meteorites from Russia (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 19 impact craters)
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