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Efremovka
Basic information Name: Efremovka
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1962
Country: Kazakhstan
Mass:help 21 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 25  (1962)  Chondrite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  CV3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 493 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
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Writeup from MB 25:
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DISCOVERY OF EFREMOVKA STONY METEORITE, USSR

Name: EFREMOVKA.

The place of fall or discovery: Efremovka State Farm, Pavlodar District, Pavlodar Region, Kazakh SSR, the USSR.

Date of fall or discovery: FOUND, July, 1962.

Class and type: STONY, chondrite.

Number of individual specimens: 1

Total weight: 21 kg.

Circumstances of the fall or discovery: The meteorite was discovered when sections were made for soil survey. The meteorite was turned over to the Committee on Meteorites of the USSR Academy of Sciences (Mos­cow).

Source: Report of soil scientist P. V. Kharin VII, 21, 1962.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 25, Moscow (1962)
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Bruno Fectay and Carine Bidaut, La Mémoire de la Terre   
Vernadsky Institute, Moscow   
Geography:

Kazakhstan
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (52° 30'N, 77° 0'E)
     Recommended::   (52° 30'N, 77° 0'E)

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     This is 1 of 5 approved meteorites from Pavlodar, Kazakhstan
     This is 1 of 19 approved meteorites from Kazakhstan (plus 4 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Yefremovka (From MetBase)

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