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Anyujskij
Basic information Name: Anyujskij
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1981
Country: Russia
Mass:help 100 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 60  (1982)  Iron
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIA
Recommended:  Iron, IIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 120 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIAB.   [show all]
Search for other: IIAB irons, Metal-rich meteorites, and Iron meteorites
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Writeup from MB 60:
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DISCOVERY OF THE ANYUJSKIJ, USSR, IRON METEORITE

Name: ANYUJSKIJ

Place of find: Near the settlement of Anyujskij, Magadan region, USSR.

66°54'N., 164°12'E.

Date of find: July 19, 1981

Class and type: Iron.

Number of individual

specimens: I

Total weight: 100 kg, approximately.

Circumstances of find: Found at a depth of 4.5 m by V.P. Filipov. The mass measures 50 x 25 x 12 cm.

Source: R.L. Khotinok, Committee on Meteorites, Academy of Sciences of the USSR, Moscow, USSR.

Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 60, Meteoritics 17, 93-97 (1982)
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Geography:

Russia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (66° 54'N, 164° 12'E)
     Recommended::   (66° 54'N, 164° 12'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7 approved meteorites from Chukotskiy avtonomnyy okrug, Russia (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 135 approved meteorites from Russia (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 19 impact craters)
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