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Chinga
Basic information Name: Chinga
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1913
Country: Russia
Mass:help 209.4 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 13  (1959)  Doubtful meteorite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IVB-an
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Iron-ung
Recommended:  Iron, ungrouped    [explanation]

This is 1 of 116 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Iron, ungrouped.   [show all]
Search for other: Metal-rich meteorites, Ungrouped irons, and Iron meteorites
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Writeup from MB 13:
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Tuva (Тува). No such meteorite exists. The name Tuva (Тува) in all probability refers to the meteorite known as the Chinga (read Chinge, Чинге), given on p. 79 of the Catalogue.

Buchwald The following entries were found for Chinga in Buchwald (1975)
[Buchwald, Vagn F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press, 1418 pp.]
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 13, Moscow (1959)
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Geography:

Russia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (51° 3' 30"N, 94° 24' 0"E)
     Recommended::   (51° 3' 30"N, 94° 24' 0"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites from Respublika Tyva, Russia
     This is 1 of 135 approved meteorites from Russia (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 19 impact craters)
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Synonyms: Chinge (In NHM Cat)
Tannu-Ola (In NHM Cat)
Tannuola (In NHM Cat)
Tchinge (In NHM Cat)
Tschinga (In NHM Cat)
Tschinge (In NHM Cat)
Tuva (In NHM Cat)
Urgailyk-Chinge (In NHM Cat)

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