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Mokrousovo
Basic information Name: Mokrousovo
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1968
Country: Russia
Mass:help 789 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 63  (1985)  Chondrite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4-5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L/LL4/5
Recommended:  L/LL4/5    [explanation]

This is the only approved meteorite classified as L/LL4/5.
Search for other: L chondrites, L/LL chondrites, L/LL chondrites (type 4-7), LL chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 63:
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DISCOVERY OF THE MOKROUSOVO, USSR, STONY METEORITE

Name: MOKROUSOVO

Place of find: Near the Mokrousovo village, Mokrousovskij District, Kurganskaya Region, USSR.

55°54'N., 66°42'E.

Date of find: Summer 1968, known since 1983.

Class and type: Stone. Chondrite.

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 789.2 g

Circumstances of find: The meteorite was found in a ploughed field by a tractor-driver, V.A. Vershinin. Initially the meteorite weighed about two kg and was shaped like a ball. The meteorite was preserved and passed over to the USSR Academy of Sciences by A.G. Vershinin.

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

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 63, Meteoritics 20, 275-283 (1985)
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Geography:

Russia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (55° 54'N, 66° 42'E)
     Recommended::   (55° 54'N, 66° 42'E)

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