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Polujamki
Basic information Name: Polujamki
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1971
Country: Russia
Mass:help 18.35 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 54  (1976)  H4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5776 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 54:
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DISCOVERY OF THE POLUJAMKI, USSR, STONY METEORITE

Name: POLUJAMKI (ПОЛУЯМКИ)

Place of find: Pulujamki, Mikhailovsky district, Altaj territory, USSR.

52.1°N, 79.7°E.

Date of find: 1971, 1974

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H4).

Number of individual specimens: 3

Total weight: 13.5 kg

Circumstances of find: The first meteorite (No. 1, 4.5 kg) was found in 1971 by the tractor driver °1.1. Ul'janov during sowing in a field ploughed from the autumn. Two other individuals were found in 1974 at 300 m (No. 2, 7.8 kg) and 4 km (No. 3, 1.2 kg) from the first finding.

Source: O.A. Kirova, M.I. D'yakonova, V. Ya. Kharitonova. 1975. Microscopic and chemical studies of the Polujamki and Rakity meteorites and their comparison with Markovka meteorite. - Meteoritika No. 34, 57-64.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 54, Meteoritics 11, 69-93 (1976)
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Geography:

Russia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (52° 6'N, 79° 42'E)
     Recommended::   (52° 6'N, 79° 42'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 9 approved meteorites from Altayskiy kray, Russia
     This is 1 of 145 approved meteorites from Russia (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 19 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Poluyamki (In NHM Cat)

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