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Ural
Basic information Name: Ural
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1981
Country: Russia
Mass:help 9.4 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 63  (1985)  Chondrite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Chondrite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  OC
Recommended:  L~6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 170 approved meteorites classified as L~6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Revised 19 Jul 2019: classified
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Writeup from MB 63:
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DISCOVERY OF THE URAL, USSR, STONY METEORITE

Name: URAL

Place of find: Near the Ural settlement, Vargashskij District, Kurganskaya Region, USSR.

55°48'N., 66°0'E.

Date of find: July 1981. Known since 1983.

Class and type: Stone. Chondrite.

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 9.4 kg

Circumstances of find: The meteorite lay on the edge of a ploughed field, it was found by a farmer, L.A. Orlov, riding by on a bicycle.

Source: R.L. Khotinok, Committee on Meteorites, USSR Academy of Sciences.


Writeup from MB 108:

Ural, classification

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) brown-stained, recrystallized matrix with poorly defined chondrules (0.4-1.5 mm, av. 0.7 mm) and few metallic specks.

Geochemistry: Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.61

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~6, W3)

Institutions
   and collections
Bart: Bartoschewitz Meteorite Laboratory, Weiland 37, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 30 Nov 2019)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 63, Meteoritics 20, 275-283 (1985)
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography:

Russia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (55° 48'N, 66° 0'E)
     Recommended::   (55° 48'N, 66° 0'E)

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