Markovka (H4)


Country: Russia
State/District: Altay region, Kluchevskoj dist.
Date of fall/find: Found 1967, spring
Total known weight: 54.2 kg
Number of pieces: 14
Type: Ordinary chondrite H4
Shock stage: S2
Weathering stage: W1

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The meteorite was plowed up from the deep of 20-30 cm. Tractor drivers have broken the meteorite and small pieces have been taken by inhabitants. The larger part of the meteorite was brought in 1967 to the teacher on a pension. He gave the meteorite in a geological party. In 1969 the meteorite was turned over to the Commission on Meteorites of the Siberian department of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR.

Specimen ID#: 2943
Description: From Prof. H. Winbeck collection. Block with rusted crust. Original letter from W. Zeitschel
Size: 6 x 3.5 x 2 cm
Weight: 86 gr
Price: US$ 575.00

 

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