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Andreevka
Basic information Name: Andreevka
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1969
Country: Ukraine
Mass:help 600 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 54  (1976)  L
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L3
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 666 approved meteorites classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
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Writeup from MB 54:
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FALL OF THE ANDREEVKA, USSR, STONY METEORITE

Name: ANDREEVKA (АНДРЕЕВКА)

Place of fall: The village of Andreevka, Slaviansky district, Donetz region, USSR.

48.7°N, 37.5°E.

Date of fall: August 7, 1969, about 7 p.m. Moscow time.

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-hypersthene chondrite.

Number of individual specimens: 1

Total weight: About 0.6 kg

Circumstances of fall: A meteorite made a hole in a slate roof of a house and fell on the floor of the garret. It was picked up by an owner of the house. The meteorite was broken. The largest fragment weighing 150 g is in the Donets Museum of Regional Studies.

Sources: A.A. Yasinskaya, E.G. Osadchij, N.V. Buturlinov and G.A. Micheev. 1973. The new meteorite Andreevka. Meteoritika No. 32, 100-102. E.G. Osadchy. 1973. The Andreevka meteorite fall. Meteoritika No. 32, 160-161.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 54, Meteoritics 11, 69-93 (1976)
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Geography:

Ukraine
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (48° 42'N, 37° 30'E)
     Recommended::   (48° 42'N, 37° 30'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6 approved meteorites from Donetsk, Ukraine
     This is 1 of 44 approved meteorites from Ukraine (plus 7 impact craters)
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