MASLYANINO Iron Meteorite Slice 95.5g - Iron IAB - Fine Octahedrite with Silicate Inclusions - Amazing and Rare Meteorite
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Observed fall: No
Year found: 1992
Mass: 26 kg
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Writeup from MB 78:
Novosibirsk Region, Russia
Found 1992 May 25
Iron (Fine octahedrite with silicate inclusions, IAB)
A mass of 26 kg was found by agronomist V. G. Okel' in a wheat field near Maslyanino village. Classification, information, type sample (1.4 kg): Marina A. Ivanova, Committee on Meteorites, Russian Academy of Sciences, Ul. M. Ulyanovoi 3, korp. 1, Moscow 117313, Russia. Analysis: 12.43% Ni; 70 ppm Ge; 1.0 ppm Ir; 29 ppm Ga; L. D. Barsukova and G. M. Kolesov, Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, RAS, Moscow. The main mass is at the Geological Museum of the Geological and Geophysical Institute of the Siberian Branch RAS, Universitesky Avenue 3, Novosibirsk 630090, Russia.
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