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Oyogos-Yar
Basic information Name: Oyogos-Yar
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1990
Country: Russia
Mass:help 1200 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 72  (1992)  H4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6187 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Oyogos-Yar

Found 1990

Stone. Ordinary chondrite (H4)

A highly weathered mass of 1.2 kg was found by geologist V. K. Ryabchun on a silty beach in the Oyogos-Yar region. Classification, Yu. A. Kolyasnikov, analysis, olivine Fa17.3, pyroxene Fs15.5, V. V. Akinin, North-East Complex Research Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences Far-East Division, Ul. Portovaya 16, Magadan 685000, Russia, where also the main mass is located. Information, M. I. Petaev, Committee on Meteorites, Russian Academy of Sciences, Ul. M. Ulyanovoi 3, Moscow 117313, Russia.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 72, Meteoritics 27, 109-117 (1992)
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Geography:

Russia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (74° 41'N, 143° 32'E)
     Recommended::   (72° 41'N, 143° 32'E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 223.2 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8 approved meteorites from Respublika Sakha(Yakutiya), Russia (plus 2 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 149 approved meteorites from Russia (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 19 impact craters)
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