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Horh Uul
Basic information Name: Horh Uul
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Mongolia
Mass:help 44 kg
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  IIIAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIIAB
Recommended:  Iron, IIIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 331 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIIAB.   [show all]
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Writeup from MB 88:

Horh Uul

Horh, Omon Gobi, Mongolia

Found 2001 July 7

Iron IIIAB (medium octahedrite)

A 44 kg specimen was found on the foothills of the Horh Mountains and the meteorite then purchased by a private collector. Mineralogy and classification (P. Jakes, P. Týcová and J. Haloda, Charles U): The meteorite is moderately weathered. The fresh interior shows the Widmanstatten pattern with 0.8 mm kamacite bandwidths.  It has a low sulphide content, irregular inclusions of shreibersite and very low shock stage. Bulk composition (Z. Randa, Czech Academy of Sciences): Ni= 8.77%, Cr=22 μg/g, Co = 0.48 wt%, Cu = 225 μg/g, Ga = 27.5 μg/g, Ge = 46.3 μg/g, As = 16.5 μg/g, Mo  = 4.3 μg/g, Sb = 0.51μg/g , Ir 0.236 μg/g, Au 1.45μg/g.  Specimens: type specimen, 95 g, Charles U, main mass with anonymous collector.

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Charles U: Department of Geochemistry, Charles University, Albertov 6, 12843 Praha 2, Czech Republic (institutional address)
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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     Recommended::   (43° 15'N, 104° 10'E)

     This is 1 of 3 approved meteorites from Omnogovi, Mongolia
     This is 1 of 12 approved meteorites from Mongolia (plus 4 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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