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Pomozdino
Basic information Name: Pomozdino
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1964
Country: Russia
Mass:help 327 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 31  (1964)  Achondrite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Eucrite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Eucrite-cm
Recommended:  Eucrite-cm    [explanation]

This is 1 of 44 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-cm.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
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Writeup from MB 31:
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DISCOVERY OF POMOZDINO STONY METEORITE, USSR

Name: POMOZDINO.

The place of fall or discovery: 2 km SE of the village Pomozdino, Ust'kulom district Komi - ASSR, USSR.

Date of fall or discovery: FOUND, in the summer of 1964.

Class and type: STONY, achondrite.

Number of individual specimens:  1 (intact individual specimen).

Total weight: 327 gr.

Circumstances of the fall or discovery: The meteorite, partly covered with a fusion crust, was lying in a small hole and was found by schoolboys, and schoolgirls. The meteorite was turned over to the Committee on Meteorites of the USSR Academy of Sciences.

Source: Report of a teacher of Geography of the Pomozdino school I.V. Ignatov in a letter, VI.21, 1964.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 31, Moscow (1964)
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Geography:

Russia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (62° 12'N, 54° 10'E)
     Recommended::   (62° 12'N, 54° 10'E)

Statistics:
     This is the only approved meteorite from Respublika Komi, Russia
     This is 1 of 144 approved meteorites from Russia (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 19 impact craters)
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