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Undulung
Basic information Name: Undulung
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1986
Country: Russia
Mass:help 113.4 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L4
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  L4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1651 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 86:

Undulung

Yakutiya, Russia.

Fell 1986 September 11

Ordinary chondrite (L4)

The crew of a helicopter, while in flight, saw an object falling nearby. The object landed on a bar in the Undulung River, a right-hand tributary of the Lena River 80 km south of Zhigansk, Yakutiya, Russia. The crew immediately landed on the bar and found a small black stone, which was warm. The stone was broken into two parts of 97.7 and 15.7 g. Mineralogy and classification (A. Kopylova, YIGS; M. A. Nazarov, S. Afanasiev, Vernad): fusion crust is well developed; olivine, Fa26.3; pyroxene, Fs18.1; shock stage, S1; weathering grade, W0. Specimens: type specimens, 15.7 g, Vernad; 97.7 g YIGS.

Institutions
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
YIGS: Yakutsk Institute of Geological Sciences, Russia (institutional address; updated 16 Sep 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Geography:

Russia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (66° 8' 20"N, 124° 46' 0"E)
     Recommended::   (66° 8' 20"N, 124° 46' 0"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8 approved meteorites from Respublika Sakha(Yakutiya), Russia (plus 2 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 148 approved meteorites from Russia (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 19 impact craters)
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