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Preobrazhenka
Basic information Name: Preobrazhenka
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1949
Country: Russia
Mass:help 418 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 60  (1982)  Chondrite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H3/4
Recommended:  H3/4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 36 approved meteorites classified as H3/4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
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Writeup from MB 60:
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DISCOVERY OF THE PREOBRAZHENKA, USSR, STONY METEORITE

Name: PREOBRAZHENKA

Place of find: Preobrazhenka village, Altaj region, USSR.

53°42'N., 79°30'E.

Date of find: 1949, recognized 1980

Class and type: Stone. Chondrite.

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 413.9 g

Circumstances of find: The stone was in Achinsk museum until January, 1981.

Source: R.L. Khotinok, Committee on Meteorites, Academy of Sciences of the USSR, Moscow, USSR.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 60, Meteoritics 17, 93-97 (1982)
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Geography:

Russia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (53° 42'N, 79° 30'E)
     Recommended::   (53° 42'N, 79° 30'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 9 approved meteorites from Altayskiy kray, Russia
     This is 1 of 145 approved meteorites from Russia (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 19 impact craters)
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