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Nikolskoe
Basic information Name: Nikolskoe
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1954
Country: Russia
Mass:help 6 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 6  (1957)  Chondrite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1929 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 6:
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NIKOLSKOJE. The village Nikolskoje, Solnechnogorsk district, Koscow region, RSFSR; 0373, 561.

Fall March 6, 1954; 6:22 local time.

Stone; chondrite.

1 specimen; total weight of collected fragments is over 6 kg.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 6, Moscow (1957)
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Don Edwards   
Geography:

Russia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (56° 7'N, 37° 20'E)
     Recommended::   (56° 7'N, 37° 20'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites from Moskovskaya oblast', Russia
     This is 1 of 151 approved meteorites from Russia (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 19 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Nickolskoye (In NHM Cat)

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