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Kharabali
Basic information Name: Kharabali
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Russia
Mass:help 140 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9649 approved meteorites (plus 16 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 19 Jun 2013
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Writeup from MB 102:

Kharabali        47°27.42’N, 47°32.31’E

Astrakhanskaya oblast’, Russia

Found: before 2001

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H5)

History: The stone was found on the flat steppes in the Kharabalinsky district, Astrakhan region, Russia. It was known to local people as a conspicuous strange magnetic stone for at least 10 years. Mr. Kotelevskyi sampled the stone in the summer of 2011, and passed the sample to Vernad during October 2012. Later, many small fragments of the meteorite were found around the main mass.

Physical characteristics: The stone is elliptically shaped (70 × 40 × 50 cm), dark-brown with reddish-brown patches, and fusion crusted.

Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Astrakhanskaya oblast'
Origin or pseudonym:Kharabalinsky district
Date:before 2001
Latitude:47°27.42'N
Longitude:47°32.31'E
Mass (g):140000
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.8
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4
Classifier:C. A. Lorenz, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):28.1 kg
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:anonymous
Finder:Kirill Aleksandrovich Kotelevskyi
Comments:Submitted by C.A. Lorenz
Institutions
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Geography:

Russia
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (47° 27' 25"N, 47° 32' 19"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites from Astrakhanskaya oblast', Russia
     This is 1 of 145 approved meteorites from Russia (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 19 impact craters)
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