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Slobodka
Basic information Name: Slobodka
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1818
Country: Russia
Mass:help 2.75 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1559 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 13:
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Simbirsk (Симбирск). Synonyms: Poltava (Полтава). No such meteorite exists. The name Simbirsk has in all provability been used in referring to the meteorite known as the Slobodka, given on p.352 of the catalogue.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 13, Moscow (1959)
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Geography:

Russia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (55°N, 35°E)
     Recommended::   (55°N, 35°E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 4 approved meteorites from Smolenskaya oblast', Russia
     This is 1 of 144 approved meteorites from Russia (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 19 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Poltava (of P. Partsch) (In NHM Cat)
Simbirsk (of G. von Blöde) (In NHM Cat)

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