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Adzhi-Bogdo (stone)
Basic information Name: Adzhi-Bogdo (stone)
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1949
Country: Mongolia
Mass:help 910 g
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 8  (1958)  Stone
MB 74  (1993)  LL3-6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL3-6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL3-6
Recommended:  LL3-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 39 approved meteorites classified as LL3-6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Writeup from MB 8:
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HOBDO, Mongolia. Stone.

Literature: 1. Meteoritica. Acad. Sci. USSR, 1954, No. 11, pp. 81-68 /MA-13-52/.

Writeup from MB 74:
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Adzhi-Bogdo (stone)

Gobi Altay, Mongolia

Fell 1949 October, end of the month

Chondritic breccia (LL3-LL6)

Listed in Graham et al. (1985), the stone has now been analysed, olivine Fa28.2±3.6 pyroxene Fs22.0±5.7, contains foreign fragments, A. Bischoff, Institut fur Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, D-4400 Munster, Germany. Main mass and information, J. Lkhamsuren, Polytechnical University, Ulan Bator, Mongolia. See also Bischoff (1993) and Bischoff et al. (1993).

References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 8, Moscow (1958)
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 74, Meteoritics 28, 146-153 (1993)
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     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (44° 50'N, 95° 10'E)
     Recommended::   (44° 50'N, 95° 10'E)

     This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites from Govi-Altay, Mongolia
     This is 1 of 13 approved meteorites from Mongolia (plus 4 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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Synonymshelp: Adzhi-Bogdo I (In NHM Cat)
Alzhi-Bogdo (In NHM Cat)
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Khobdo (In NHM Cat)
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