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Akmolla
Basic information Name: Akmolla
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1988
Country: Turkmenistan
Mass:help 114 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 72  (1992)  H4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5767 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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Akmolla

Turkmenia

Found December 1988

Stone. Ordinary chondrite (H4)

A highly weathered stone of 114 g was found by A. G. Zaitsev and A. Ya. Matveev in sandy soil. Olivine Fa18.5, analyst N. N. Kononkova, Vernadsky-Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, classification and information, M. I. Petaev, Committee on Meteorites, Russian Academy of Sciences, Ul. M. Ulyanovoi 3, Moscow 117313, Russia, where also thin sections and the main mass are located.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 72, Meteoritics 27, 109-117 (1992)
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Geography:

Turkmenistan
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (39° 32' 18"N, 59° 33' 30"E)
     Recommended::   (39° 32' 18"N, 59° 33' 30"E)

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     This is 1 of 3 approved meteorites from Ashkhabad, Turkmenistan
     This is 1 of 6 approved meteorites from Turkmenistan
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