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Onello
Basic information Name: Onello
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: Russia
Mass:help 164 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Iron-ung
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  Iron-ung
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Iron-ung
Recommended:  Iron, ungrouped    [explanation]

This is 1 of 120 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 85:

Onello 62°70' N, 137°40' E

Yakutiya, Russia

Found 1997

Iron, ataxite (ungrouped) 48 fragments totaling 164 g, the largest weighting 17 g, were found in a gold placer located on the Onello River.  Description and composition (A. Kopylova, YIGS; M. Nazarov, Vernad): fragments are heavily weathered and consist of very fine plessitic intergrowths of kamacite and taenite; rare grains of troilite and phosphides are present; bulk composition, Co = 0.65 wt%, Ni = 21.7 wt%, Ga = 1.3 ppm, Ir = 0.6 ppm, Au = 4.5 ppm. See Kopylova et al. (1999) for more information. Specimens: main mass, 149 g (46 fragments), YIGS; 10 g, Vernad.

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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
YIGS: Yakutsk Institute of Geological Sciences, Russia (institutional address; updated 16 Sep 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Russia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (63° 10'N, 137° 40'E)
     Recommended::   (63° 10'N, 137° 40'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8 approved meteorites from Respublika Sakha(Yakutiya), Russia (plus 2 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 143 approved meteorites from Russia (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 19 impact craters)
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