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Galkiv
Basic information Name: Galkiv
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1995
Country: Ukraine
Mass:help 5 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 81  (1997)  H4
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 81:

Galkiv

Chernigov region, Ukraine

Fell 1995 January 12, 11:30 local time

Ordinary chondrite (H4)

A 5 kg stone was recovered in a grassy marshland by V. M. Leo-nenko after a sonic boom was heard.  Classification and mineralogy (V. P. Semenenko and A. L. Girich, Dept. Cosmoecology and Cos-mic Mineralogy, SSREU): olivine, Fa17.4–19.5 (percent mean devia-tion (PMD) = 2); pyroxene, Fs8.3–21.9 (PMD = 7); texture and low PMD values indicate petrologic type 4.  Specimens:  type specimen, SSREU; main mass, NASU.

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   and collections
SSREU: State Scientific Centre of Environmental Radiogeochemistry, Na-tional Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Palladina 34, Kyiv-142, 252 180, Ukraine (institutional address)
NASU: National Museum of Natural History of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine,st. B. Hmelnitskogo 15, Kyiv - 30, 01030 , Ukraine (institutional address; updated 22 May 2019)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 81, MAPS 32, A159-A166 (1997)
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Geography:

Ukraine
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (51° 41'N, 30° 47'E)
     Recommended::   (51° 41'N, 30° 47'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 4 approved meteorites from Chernigov, Ukraine
     This is 1 of 45 approved meteorites from Ukraine (plus 7 impact craters)
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