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Burkhala
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
Country: Russia
Mass:help 1825 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 63  (1985)  Iron
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Iron
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IAB-ung
Recommended:  Iron, IAB-ung    [explanation]

This is 1 of 47 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IAB-ung.   [show all]
Search for other: IAB complex irons, Metal-rich meteorites, and Iron meteorites
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 63:
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DISCOVERY OF THE BURKHALA, USSR, IRON METEORITE

Name: BURKHALA

Place of find: Burkhala mine, Yagodinskij District, Magadan Region, USSR.

63°48'N., 149°0'E.

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.

Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 63, Meteoritics 20, 275-283 (1985)
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Geography:

Russia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (63° 48'N, 149° 0'E)
     Recommended::   (63° 48'N, 149° 0'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 5 approved meteorites from Magadanskaya oblast', Russia
     This is 1 of 135 approved meteorites from Russia (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 19 impact craters)
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