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Kabakly
Basic information Name: Kabakly
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1965
Country: Turkmenistan
Mass:help 71.6 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 45  (1969)  Chondrite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5954 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [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 45:
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DISCOVERY OF KABAKLY (КАБАКЛЫ) STONY METEORITE, USSR

Name: KABAKLY (Кабаклы).

The place of fall or discovery: In a desert, west-north-west from the village Kabakly, Dejnau district, Turkmen SSR, USSR.

Date of fall or discovery: FOUND, 1965.

Class and type: STONY, chondrite.

Number of individual specimens: 1.

Total weight: 71.6 g.

Circumstances of the fall or discovery: The meteorite was found accidentally by the veterinary technician B. V. Podlipalin. It was lying at the bottom. of the hole having the diameter of 30-40 cm and the depth of 10-15 cm which was formed in sands. The meteorite was turned over to the Committee on Meteorites of the Acad. of Sc. (Moscow, USSR) of November, 1968.

Source: Reports of A. A. Bojarschikov in a letter XI 5, 1968 and B. V. Podlipalin in a letter XII 21, 1968.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 45, Moscow (1969) reprinted Met. 5, 85-109 (1970)
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Geography:

Turkmenistan
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (39° 46'N, 62° 31'E)
     Recommended::   (39° 46'N, 62° 31'E)

Statistics:
     This is the only approved meteorite from Chardzhou, Turkmenistan
     This is 1 of 6 approved meteorites from Turkmenistan
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