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Severny Kolchim
Basic information Name: Severny Kolchim
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1965
Country: Russia
Mass:help 1390 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 38  (1966)  Chondrite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Chondrite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H3
Recommended:  H3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 620 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H3.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
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Writeup from MB 38:
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DISCOVERY OF SEVERNY KOLCHIM STONY METEORITE, USSR

Name: SEVERNY KOLCHIM.

The place of fall or discovery: 9 km. south of the village of Severny Kolchim, Krasnovisbersk district, Perm region, USSR; φ = 60°30'N; λ =57°00' E.

Date of fall or discovery: FOUND, August 1965.

Class and type: STONY, olivine-pyroxene chondrite.

Number of individual specimens: 1.

Total weight: About 2 kg; 1.3 kg was preserved. The meteorite has an oval shape; its dimensions are 12 X 11 X 9 cm.; it is seen here and there remnants of a fusion crust.

Circumstances of the fall or discovery: The meteorite was found by geologist V. A. Sigov in loamy soil at the depth of about 15 cm. in roots of a tree. The meteorite was turned over to the Ural Geological Museum (Sverdlovsk, USSR).

Source: Report of Dr. I. A. Judin (Sverdlovsk, USSR) in a letter, X 1, 1966.

Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 38, Moscow (1966) reprinted Met. 5, 85-109 (1970)
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Geography:

Russia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (60° 30'N, 57° 0'E)
     Recommended::   (60° 30'N, 57° 0'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites from Permskaya oblast', Russia (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 148 approved meteorites from Russia (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 19 impact craters)
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