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Ust-Nyukzha
Basic information Name: Ust-Nyukzha
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1992
Country: Russia
Mass:help 44 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 78  (1995)  IIIC
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIICD
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IAB
Recommended:  Iron, IAB complex    [explanation]

This is 1 of 68 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Iron, IAB complex.   [show all]
Search for other: IAB complex irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
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Writeup from MB 78:

Ust-Nyukzha

Tynda district, Amur Region, Russia

Found 1992 September 6

Iron (Fine octahedrite, IIIC)

A mass of 44 kg was found by geologists A. Vel'ma and O. Kryzhanovsky in the eastern mountains of Kalarsky ridge, ~76 km from Ust-Nyukzha village. Classification, information, type sample (0.53 kg): Marina A. Ivanova, Committee on Meteorites, Russian Academy of Sciences, Ul. M. Ulyanovoi 3, korp. 1, Moscow 117313, Russia. Analysis: 11.08% Ni; 80 ppm Ge; 0.13 ppm Ir; 32 ppm Ga; L. D. Barsukova and G. M. Kolesov, Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, RAS, Moscow. The main mass is at the Museum of Regional Studies, Lenina St. 165, Blagoveshchensk 675000, Russia.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 78, Meteoritics 30, 792-796 (1995)
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Geography:

Russia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (56° 23'N, 120° 28'E)
     Recommended::   (56° 23'N, 120° 28'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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