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Suzemka
Basic information Name: Suzemka
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: Russia
Mass:help 9.4 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  Iron, IAB complex
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
Comments: Approved 30 Dec 2016
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Writeup from MB 105:

Suzemka        52°20.25’N, 34°3.24’E

Bryanskaya oblast’, Russia

Find: 18 Jul 2015

Classification: Iron meteorite (IAB complex)

History: A single piece of iron was found by Mr. and Ms. Bitsyuk on the surface, near the road close to Suzemka in 2015.

Physical characteristics: The meteorite has an irregular, approximately elliptical, but partly ragged shape; it is covered by a shell of carbonates and iron oxides. Fusion crust is not preserved. Total weigh is 9400 g.

Petrography: the meteorite is composed of taenite with thin lamellae of kamacite and inclusions of troilite, shreibersite and rhabdites.

Geochemistry: Mineral compositions and geochemistry: (N. N. Kononkova, Vernad) kamacite: Ni =7.95±0.22 (N=13), Co = 1.33±0.12 (N=13); taenite: Ni = 30.6±2.6 (N=21) (all in wt%); (ICP-AS, I. A. Gromyak, ICP-MS, E. S. Toropchenova, Vernad, bulk sample) Ni 22.7 wt.%, Co 0.49 wt.%; Au 3.00, Ga 5.25, Ge 10.1, Ir 0.03, Cr 9.82, W 0.06, As 25.4 (all in ppm).

Classification: Iron, IAB complex, sHH sub-group.

Specimens: A 1899 g sample and thick section are on deposit at Vernad.

Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Bryanskaya oblast'
Date:18 Jul 2015
Latitude:52°20.25'N
Longitude:34°3.24'E
Mass (g):9400
Pieces:1
Class:Iron, IAB complex
Classifier:C. A. Lorenz, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):1899
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Mr. Victor I. Bitsyuk, vibitsyuk@mail.ru
Finder:Mr. Victor and Denis Bitsyuk, Ms. Victoria Bitsyuk
Comments:Analyst N.N. Kononkova (Vernad); submitted by C. A. Lorenz
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 105, MAPS 52, 2411, September 2017. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12944/full
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Geography:

Russia
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (52° 20' 15"N, 34° 3' 14"E)

Statistics:
     This is the only approved meteorite from Bryanskaya oblast', Russia
     This is 1 of 145 approved meteorites from Russia (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 19 impact craters)
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