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Markovka
Basic information Name: Markovka
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1967
Country: Russia
Mass:help 54.2 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 48  (1969)  Stone
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5662 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 48:
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DISCOVERY OF MARKOVKA (МАРКОВКА) STONY METEORITE, USSR

Name: MARKOVKA (МАРКОВКА)

The place of fall or discovery: In the vicinity of the village of Markovka, Kluchevskoj district, Altai territory, USSR.

Date of fall or discovery: FOUND, in spring of 1967 (Meteorite fell probably in autumn of 1966).

Class and type: STONE, chondritie.

Number of individual specimens: 1.

Total weight: 8.8 kg (Primary weight was some more).

Circumstances of the fall or discovery: The meteorite was plowed up from the deep of 20-30 cm. Tractor drivers have broken the meteorite and small pieces have been taken by inhabitants. The lar

ger part of the meteorite was brought in 1967 to the teacher on a pension. He gave the meteorite in a geo

logical party. In 1969 the meteorite was turned over to the Commission on Meteorites of the Sibirian department of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 48, Moscow (1969) reprinted Meteoritics 5, 85-109 (1970)
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Geography:

Russia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (52° 24'N, 79° 48'E)
     Recommended::   (52° 24'N, 79° 48'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 9 approved meteorites from Altayskiy kray, Russia
     This is 1 of 144 approved meteorites from Russia (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 19 impact craters)
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