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Bilibino
Basic information Name: Bilibino
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1981
Country: Russia
Mass:help 1 t
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 60  (1982)  Iron
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIA
Recommended:  Iron, IIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 138 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIAB.   [show all]
Search for other: IIAB irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
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Writeup from MB 60:
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DISCOVERY OF THE BILIBINO, USSR, IRON METEORITE

Name: BILIBINO

Place of find: Bilibino district, Magadan region, USSR.

67°18'N., 160°48'E.

Date of find: June 20, 1981

Class and type: Iron.

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 1000 kg

Circumstances of find: Found at a depth of 12 m by A. P. Gritsaenko and V. D. Antropov. The mass measures 106 x 60 X 47 cm.

Source: R.L. Khotinok, Committee on Meteorites, Academy of Sciences of the USSR, Moscow, USSR.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 60, Meteoritics 17, 93-97 (1982)
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Geography:

Russia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (67° 18'N, 160° 48'E)
     Recommended::   (67° 18'N, 160° 48'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7 approved meteorites from Chukotskiy avtonomnyy okrug, Russia (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 145 approved meteorites from Russia (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 19 impact craters)
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