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Melnikovo
Basic information Name: Melnikovo
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1983
Country: Ukraine
Mass:help 546 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 70  (1991)  LL6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2796 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Melnikovo

Valki District, Kharkov Region, Ukrainian SSR, USSR

Found in June 1983, recognized 1986

Stone. Ordinary chondrite (LL6)

One stone of 545 g was found on a field. Olivine Fa28, N. N. Kononkova, classification by A. N. Krot, information by M. I. Petaev, all at Committee on Meteorites, USSR Academy of Sciences, U1. M. Ulyanovoi 3, Moscow 117313, USSR, where also the main mass is located. See also Krot et al., Lunar Planet Sci. XXII (1991), in press.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 70, Meteoritics 26, 68-69 (1991)
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Geography:

Ukraine
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (49° 48'N, 35° 36'E)
     Recommended::   (49° 47'N, 35° 36'E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1.9 km apart

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     This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites from Khar'kov, Ukraine
     This is 1 of 45 approved meteorites from Ukraine (plus 7 impact craters)
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