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Palinshih
Basic information Name: Palinshih
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1914
Country: China
Mass:help 18 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 12  (1959)  Iron
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Iron
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Iron-octahedrite
Recommended:  Iron    [explanation]

This is 1 of 99 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as Iron.   [show all]
Search for other: Iron meteorites, Metal-rich meteorites
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Writeup from MB 12:
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PALINCH’I: Palinch’I, Mongolia, φ = 43°.6 N, λ = 118°.5 E.

Fell, 1914, July.

Iron; octahedrite.

1 specimen; size: 20 x 18 x 10 cm; weigh: 18 kg.

Literature: 1. China Mining Journal No.61, 1924.  2, Tenmon Soho, v,5, No,11, 89, 1951.

3. Sci. Reports of Yokohama  Nat. Univ., Sec,II, no.1, 104,1952. 4. Meteoric Stone, and Meteoric Iron, v. I, No. 5, 37, 1954.

Buchwald The following entries were found for Palinshih 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. 12, Moscow (1959)
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Geography:

China
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (43° 29'N, 118° 37'E)
     Recommended::   (43° 29'N, 118° 37'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 19 approved meteorites from Nei Mongol, China (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 378 approved meteorites from China (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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Synonymshelp: Balin (In NHM Cat)
Palinch'i (In NHM Cat)

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