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Basic information Name: Krasnojarsk
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1749
Country: Russia
Mass:help 700 kg
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Pallasite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Pallasite-Main gr
Recommended:  Pallasite, PMG-an    [explanation]

This is 1 of 12 approved meteorites classified as Pallasite, PMG-an.   [show all]
Search for other: Main group pallasites, Metal-rich meteorites, and Pallasites
Comments: Revised 26 May 2009: Classification from Wasson (2003)
Writeup from MB 13:
Warning: the following text was scanned and may contain character recognition errors. Refer to the original to be sure of accuracy.

Malyi Altai (Малый Алтай). No such meteorite exists. The name Malyi Altai has been used in reference to a fragment of the Krasnojarsk (Красноярск) meteorite given on p. 192 or Pallas Iron (Палласово Лелезо). See E.L. Krinov. Osnovy meteoritiki. (Principles of Meteoritics). State Technical Literature Publishing House, p. 340, 1955.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 13, Moscow (1959)
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     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (54° 54'N, 91° 48'E)
     Recommended::   (54° 54'N, 91° 48'E)

     This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites from Krasnoyarskiy kray, Russia (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 136 approved meteorites from Russia (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 19 impact craters)
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Synonyms: Berg Emir (In NHM Cat)
Emir (In NHM Cat)
Kemis (In NHM Cat)
Kemiz (In NHM Cat)
Krasnoiarsk (In NHM Cat)
Krasnoyarsk (In NHM Cat)
Malyi Altai (In NHM Cat)
Malyi Altaj (In NHM Cat)
Medvedeva (In NHM Cat)
Medwedewa (In NHM Cat)
Mount Kemis (In NHM Cat)
Pallace Iron (In NHM Cat)
Pallas Iron (In NHM Cat)

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