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Uchkuduk
Basic information Name: Uchkuduk
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1989
Country: Uzbekistan
Mass:help 1000 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 75  (1993)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11509 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [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 75:
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Uchkuduk

Bukharskaya region, Uzbekistan

Fell on 1989 June 21,18:00.

Ordinary chondrite (L6, shock stage d)

Cowboys heard a sonic boom and saw a small dust cloud at the impact site. They found two fragments of together about 1 kg in a small crater in a sand field. Classification, O. A. Lebedeva, Moscow State University, and L. D. Barsukova, Vernadsky Institute, and analysis, olivine Fa23.3, pyroxene Fs20.3, N. N. Korotaeva, Moscow State University, and L. D. Barsukova, Vemadsky Institute. Information, research material and main mass, M. A. Ivanova, Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, Kosygina 19,117795 Moscow, Russia.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 75, Meteoritics 28, 692-703 (1993)
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Geography:

Uzbekistan
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (41° 46'N, 62° 31'E)
     Recommended::   (41° 46'N, 62° 31'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites from Navoi, Uzbekistan
     This is 1 of 3 approved meteorites from Uzbekistan
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