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Aliskerovo
Basic information Name: Aliskerovo
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1977
Country: Russia
Mass:help 58.4 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 55  (1978)  Iron
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIIAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIIE-an
Recommended:  Iron, IIIE-an    [explanation]

This is the only approved meteorite classified as Iron, IIIE-an.
Search for other: IIIE irons, Metal-rich meteorites, and Iron meteorites
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Writeup from MB 55:
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DISCOVERY OF THE ALISKEROVO, USSR, IRON METEORITE

Name: ALISKEROVO

Place of find: About 4.5 km from Aliskerovo, Magadan region, USSR.

67°53'N., 167°30'E.

Date of find: July 10, 1977.

Class and type: Iron. Octahedrite.

Number of individual specimens: 1

Total weight: 58.4 kg

Circumstances of find: Meteorite was found by the worker A. Cherednichenko when mining at a depth of 7-8 m.

Source: V.I. Tsvetkov, Committee on Meteorites, Academy of Sciences of the USSR, Moscow,

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 55, Meteoritics 13, 327-352 (1978)
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Geography:

Russia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (67° 53'N, 167° 30'E)
     Recommended::   (67° 53'N, 167° 30'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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