|Basic information||Name: Akyumak|
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1981
Mass: 50 kg
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Akyumak village, East Anatolia; Turkey
Fell 2 August 1981, 1530-1600 hr
Iron. Octahedrite, medium (0.32 mm) (IVA).
A mass of between 45 and 50 kg fell, with associated light and sound effects, making an impact pit 50 cm in diameter and about 90 cm deep. Description and analysis, 7.7% Ni, 1.9 ppm Ga, <40 ppm Ge, 1.8 ppm Ir, K. Colakoglu and M. Ceylan, Meteoritics, 1988, 23, p. 371. 18 kg, Elazig, Univ.
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 68, Meteoritics 25, 59-70 (1990)|
This is the only approved meteorite from Agri, Turkey
This is 1 of 14 approved meteorites from Turkey (plus 4 unapproved names)
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