|Basic information||Name: Brahin|
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1810
Mass: 823 kg
This is 1 of 40 approved meteorites classified as Pallasite, PMG. [show all]
Search for other: Metal-rich meteorites, Main group pallasites, and Pallasites
|Comments:||Revised 26 May 2009: Revised pallasite classifications|
Writeup from MB 44:
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[Description of additional finds:]
DISCOVERY OF BRAGIN STONY-IRON METEORITE, USSR
Name: BRAGIN (1968).
The place of fall or discovery: 0.4 km nothern of the village of Ljady, Bragin district, Byelorussia, in the area of finds of previous specimens.
Date of fall or discovery: FOUND, in the summer of 1968.
Class and type: STONY-IRON, pallasite.
Number of individual specimens: 1.
Total weight: 12.391 kg.
Circumstances of the fall or discovery: The meteorite was found by the 3 form pupil Anja Fe dosenko on an arable field, at the edge of a small bog. The meteorite was turned over to the Institute of Geology (Minsk, USSR).
Source: Report of Dr. B. Scheviakov (Minsk, USSR) in a letter, IX, 17, 1968.
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 44, Moscow (1968) reprinted Met. 5, 85-109 (1970)|
This is the only approved meteorite from Gomel', Belarus
This is 1 of 5 approved meteorites from Belarus (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 1 impact crater)
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