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Gomel
Basic information Name: Gomel
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: Belarus
Mass:help 988 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9655 approved meteorites (plus 16 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 17 Dec 2016
Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Gomel'
Date:2015
Latitude:52°26.34'N
Longitude:31°4.41'E
Mass (g):988
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):20.6±0.2 (N=10)
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.7±0.2 (N=10)
Wollastonite (mol%):2.0±0.2 (N=10)
Classifier:C. A. Lorenz, Vernad.
Type spec mass (g):60.928
Type spec location:Vernad.
Main mass:Mr. Sergei P. Gaidov
Finder:Mr. Sergei P. Gaidov; gaidusha@mail.ru
Comments:Analyst N.N. Kononkova (Vernad). Found in a garden at depth 30-40 cm; submitted by C. A. Lorenz
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 105, MAPS 52, 2411, September 2017. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12944/full
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Geography:

Belarus
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (52° 26' 20"N, 31° 4' 25"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites from Gomel', Belarus
     This is 1 of 6 approved meteorites from Belarus (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 1 impact crater)
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