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Novosibirsk
Basic information Name: Novosibirsk
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1978
Country: Russia
Mass:help 11.41 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 59  (1981)  H5/6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5-6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5/6
Recommended:  H5/6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 253 approved meteorites classified as H5/6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 59:
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DISCOVERY OF THE NOVOSIBIRSK, USSR, STONY METEORITE

Name: NOVOSIBIRSK

Place of find: On the eastern outskirts of Novosibirsk city, USSR.

55°0'N., 82°54'E.

Date of find: Spring 1978

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H5,6).

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 11.41 kg

Circumstances of find: Found at a depth of 1.5 m in sandy soil during excavations.

Source: G.M. Ivanova, Commission on Meteorites and Cosmic Dust, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Siberian Branch of the USSR Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk-90, USSR.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 59, Meteoritics 16, 193-199 (1981)
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Geography:

Russia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (55° 0'N, 82° 54'E)
     Recommended::   (55° 0'N, 82° 54'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6 approved meteorites from Novosibirskaya oblast', Russia
     This is 1 of 149 approved meteorites from Russia (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 19 impact craters)
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