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Lazarev
Basic information Name: Lazarev
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1961
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Soviet geologists]
Mass:help 10 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 20  (1961)  Iron
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Iron-ung
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Iron-ung
Recommended:  Iron, ungrouped    [explanation]

This is 1 of 151 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Iron, ungrouped.   [show all]
Search for other: Iron meteorites, Metal-rich meteorites, and Ungrouped irons
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Writeup from MB 20:
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DISCOVERY OF LAZAREV IRON METEORITE. ANTARCTIDA

Name: LAZAREV.

The place of fall or discovery: South of Lazarev station (USSR) on the southern spurs of Humboldt Mts, Antarctida: φ = 11°30' N Long.; λ =71°57' S. Lat.

Date of fall or discovery: FOUND, January 21, 1961.

Class and type: IRON.

The number of individual specimens: 1.

Total weight: approximately 10 kg; sizes 15 x 10 cm.

The circumstances of the fall or discovery: found by Prof. M.G. Ra­vich and B.I. Revnov, Soviet geologists, at an altitude of 3000 m above sea level. The meteo­rite, which on falling split in to two frag­ments weighing about 8 and 2 kg lying next to each other, was found on the surface of broken stone and sand talus together with fragments of local rocks in the foothills of nunatak at a distance of 35 to 40 m from the fringe of the glacial sheet.

Sources: Radiogram from the MS "Ob "' received at the Com­mittee on Meteorites of the USSR Academy of Sci­ences along with a letter from E. Tolstikov, As­sistant Chief of the Central Administration of the Northern Sea Route, dated March 6, 1961.

Buchwald The following entries were found for Lazarev 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. 20, Moscow (1961)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (71° 57'S, 11° 30'E)
     Recommended::   (71° 57'S, 11° 30'E)

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     This is 1 of 44547 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 3802 unapproved names)
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