|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
Mass: 164 g
This is 1 of 120 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Iron, ungrouped. [show all]
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Writeup from MB 85:
Onello 62°70' N, 137°40' E
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.
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)
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)|
This is 1 of 8 approved meteorites from Respublika Sakha(Yakutiya), Russia (plus 2 impact craters)
This is 1 of 142 approved meteorites from Russia (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 19 impact craters)
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