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Kayrankol
Basic information Name: Kayrankol
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: Kazakhstan
Mass:help 542 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10851 approved meteorites (plus 19 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 15 Dec 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Kayrankol        54°1.84’N, 66°14.53’E

North Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan

Find: 2019 May 1

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H5)

History: the meteorite was found by Mr. Ruslan Karimov on plown field, 5 km west of Kayrankol.

Physical characteristics: single stone with faceted shape and dark-brown surface with regmaglypts on one side. Total weight 542 g.

Petrography: The meteorite is composed of chondrules, chondrule fragments, and mineral fragments set in a recrystallized matrix. The chondrules of BO, RP, PO, POP, PP and CC types are 440±220 µm in size and are well delineated. Olivine has weak undulatory extinction. Glass is absent. Terrestrial Fe,Ni hydroxides are abundant at the grain boundaries and fill numerous fractures.

Geochemistry: Mineral composition and geochemistry: Olivine Fa18.2±0.2 (N=12); Pyroxene Fs16.0±0.2Wo1.2±0.6 (N=11).

Classification: Based on texture and mineral composition the meteorite is classified as H5 ordinary chondrite (S2; W3)

Specimens: Two cut pieces of 90.4 and 17.6 g, and thin polished section are on deposit at Vernad. DMUH holds the main mass.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:North Kazakhstan
Origin or pseudonym:Tymiryazevsky rayon
Date:2019 May 1
Latitude:54°1.84'N
Longitude:66°14.53'E
Mass (g):542
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18.2±0.2 (N=12)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.0±0.2 (N=11)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2±0.6 (N=11)
Classifier:C. A. Lorenz, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):108
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:DMUH
Comments:Submitted by C. A. Lorenz, Vernad
Institutions
   and collections
Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
DMUH: Dedovsk Museum of Universe History, Russia; Website (institutional address; updated 26 Sep 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography:

Kazakhstan
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (54° 1' 50"N, 66° 14' 32"E)

Statistics:
     This is the only approved meteorite from North Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan
     This is 1 of 22 approved meteorites from Kazakhstan (plus 4 impact craters)
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