Kharabali (H5)


Country: Russia
State/District: Astrakhanskaya oblast
Date of fall/find: Found 2001
Total known weight: 140 kg
Number of pieces: 1
Type: Ordinary chondrite
Shock stage: S1
Weathering stage: W3

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History: The stone was found on the flat steppes in the Kharabalinsky district, Astrakhan region, Russia. It was known to local people as a conspicuous strange magnetic stone for at least 10 years. Mr. Kotelevskyi sampled the stone in the summer of 2011, and passed the sample to Vernad during October 2012. Later, many small fragments of the meteorite were found around the main mass. Physical characteristics: The stone is elliptically shaped (70 × 40 × 50 cm), dark-brown with reddish-brown patches, and fusion crusted.

Specimen ID#: 4724
Description: Polished slice
Size: 9 x 8.5 x 0.25 cm
Weight: 51.8 gr
Price: Sold
 

2 more specimens of Kharabali

H5
Weight: 51.7 gr
US$ 70.00
H5
Weight: 75.5 gr
US$ 105.00

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