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Tugalin-Bulen
Basic information Name: Tugalin-Bulen
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1967
Country: Mongolia
Mass:help 10 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 56  (1979)  H6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5668 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [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 56:
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FALL OF THE TUGALIN-BULEN, MONGOLIA, STONY METEORITE

Name: TUGALIN-BULEN

Place of fall: Close to Tugalin-Bulen, Peoples Republic of Mongolia.

45°N., 103°E., approximate location of fall site.

Date of fall: February 13, 1967.

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H6).

Number of individual

specimens: 3

Total weight: About 10 kg

Sources: Dr. O. Otgonsuren, Director of the Polytechnical Institute, Ulan-Bator, Peoples Republic of Mongolia. Dr. P. Pellas, Laboratoire de Mineralogie du Museum, 61 rue Buffon, 75005 Paris, France.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 56, Meteoritics 14, 161-175 (1979)
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Geography:

Mongolia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (45°N, 103°E)
     Recommended::   (45° 28'N, 105° 23'E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 194.1 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 3 approved meteorites from Dundgovi, Mongolia
     This is 1 of 10 approved meteorites from Mongolia (plus 4 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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Synonymshelp: Middle Hoby (In NHM Cat)

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