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Krutikha
Basic information Name: Krutikha
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1906
Country: Russia
Mass:help 845 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 60  (1982)  Chondrite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Stone
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  OC
Recommended:  OC    [explanation]

This is 1 of 78 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as OC.   [show all]
Search for other: Ordinary chondrites
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Writeup from MB 60:
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FALL OF THE KRUTIKHA, USSR, STONY METEORITE

Name: KRUTIKHA

Place of fall: Near the settlement of Krutikha, Novosibirsk region, USSR.

56°48'N., 77°0'E.

Date of fall: 1906-1907, recognized 1981

Class and type: Stone. Chondrite.

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 845.2 g

Circumstances of fall: The stone fell into the kitchen-garden of K.A. Kevvay and was recovered by him. His son, G.K. Kevvay, gave the stone to the Academy of Sciences of the USSR.

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:   (56° 48'N, 77° 0'E)
     Recommended::   (56° 48'N, 77° 0'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6 approved meteorites from Novosibirskaya oblast', Russia
     This is 1 of 145 approved meteorites from Russia (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 19 impact craters)
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