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Divnoe
Basic information Name: Divnoe
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1981
Country: Russia
Mass:help 12.7 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 61  (1983)  Stone
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Achondrite-ung
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Achondrite-ung
Recommended:  Achondrite-ung    [explanation]

This is 1 of 71 approved meteorites classified as Achondrite-ung.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ungrouped achondrites
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Writeup from MB 61:
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DISCOVERY OF THE DIVNOE, USSR, STONY METEORITE

Name: DIVNOE

Place of find: 35 km SE. of the settlement of Divnoe, Stravropol region, USSR.

45°42'N., 43°42'E.

Date of find: September 1981

Class and type: Stone

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 12.7 kg

Circumstances of find: Found by A.G. Shilkin and V. G. Shilkin in a field after grass-cutting.

Source: R.L. Khotinok, Committee on Meteorites, Academy of Sciences of the USSR, Moscow, USSR.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 61, Meteoritics 18, 77-83 (1983)
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Geography:

Russia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (45° 42'N, 43° 42'E)
     Recommended::   (45° 42'N, 43° 42'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 3 approved meteorites from Stavropol'skiy kray, Russia
     This is 1 of 139 approved meteorites from Russia (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 19 impact craters)
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