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Gressk
Basic information Name: Gressk
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1955
Country: Belarus
Mass:help 303 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 6  (1957)  Iron-hexahedrite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIA
Recommended:  Iron, IIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 137 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIAB.   [show all]
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Writeup from MB 6:
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GRESSK. The village Pukovo, Gressk district, Minsk region, Byelorussian SSR; 0275, 532.

Found 1955.

Iron; hexahedrite,

1 specimen; weight 300 kg.

Buchwald The following entries were found for Gressk in Buchwald (1975)
[Buchwald, Vagn F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press, 1418 pp.]
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 6, Moscow (1957)
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Geography:

Belarus
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (53° 14'N, 27° 20'E)
     Recommended::   (53° 14'N, 27° 20'E)

Statistics:
     This is the only approved meteorite from Minsk, Belarus (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 6 approved meteorites from Belarus (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 1 impact crater)
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Synonymshelp: Hressk (In NHM Cat)

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