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Egvekinot
Basic information Name: Egvekinot
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1970
Country: Russia
Mass:help 10 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 54  (1976)  Iron
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIICD
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IAB-sLM
Recommended:  Iron, IAB-sLM    [explanation]

This is 1 of 12 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IAB-sLM.   [show all]
Search for other: IAB complex irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
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Writeup from MB 54:
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DISCOVERY OF THE EGVEKINOT, USSR, IRON METEORITE

Name: EGVEKINOT (ЗГВЕКИНОТ)

Place of find: 50 km NE of Egvekinot, Chukotka, Magadan region, USSR.

66.6°N, 178.2°W.

Date of find: July or August, 1970

Class and type: Iron. Fine octahedrite.

Number of individual specimens: 1

Total weight: About 10 kg.

Circumstances of find: The meteorite was found by geologist V.T. Pereladov among alluvium in stream valley having glaciation traces. It was broken into parts and only the fragment weighing 2275 g was received by the Committee on Meteorites, Academy of Sciences, Moscow, in 1975.

Source: V.I. Tsvetkov, Committee on Meteorites, Academy of Sciences, Moscow, USSR.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 54, Meteoritics 11, 69-93 (1976)
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Matteo Chinellato   
Geography:

Russia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (66° 48'N, 178° 12'E)
     Recommended::   (66° 48'N, 178° 12'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7 approved meteorites from Chukotskiy avtonomnyy okrug, Russia (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 145 approved meteorites from Russia (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 19 impact craters)
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