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Sychevka
Basic information Name: Sychevka
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1988
Country: Russia
Mass:help 65 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 70  (1991)  IIIAB
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIIAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIIB
Recommended:  Iron, IIIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 309 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIIAB.   [show all]
Search for other: IIIAB irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
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Writeup from MB 70:
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Sychevka

Svobodny District, Amur Region, Russian SFSR, USSR.

Found 1988

Iron. Medium octahedrite (IIIAB)

A mass of 65 kg was found during ploughing in sandy soil. Ni 8.49%, Ga 24 ppm, analyst L. D. Barsukova and G. M. Kolesov. Information and main mass, M. I. Petaev, Committee on Meteorites, USSR Academy of Sciences, Uliza M. Ulyanovoi 3, Moscow 117313. 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:

Russia
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     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (51° 7' 30"N, 127° 29' 42"E)
     Recommended::   (51° 7' 30"N, 127° 29' 42"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 3 approved meteorites from Amurskaya oblast', Russia
     This is 1 of 145 approved meteorites from Russia (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 19 impact craters)
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