Vetluga (Eucrite-mmict)

Country: Russia
State/District: Gorki region, Kostroma dist.
Date of fall/find: Fell 1949, February 27 daytime
Total known weight: 0.75 kg
Number of pieces: 1
Type: Achondrite, monomict eucrite, brecciated

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One mass of 750g fell in a forest 80 m from the S shore of Bobrovo lake, 7 km from the town of Vetluga, Met. Bull. 55, Meteoritics, 1978, 13, p.350; N.P.Denisov, Meteoritika, 1978, 37, p.77; L.G.Kvasha and A.Ya.Skripnik, Meteoritika, 1978, 37, p.186. Mineralogy and petrology, A.Ya.Skripnik, Meteoritika, 1980, 39, p.43. Analysis, V.Y.Kharitonova and L.D.Barsukova, Meteoritika, 1982, 40, p.41. Study of exsolution textures in pyroxenes, N.R.Khisina et al., LPSC, 1983, 14, p.367 (abs.). Ar-Ar age, 3.66±0.1 Ga, Y.A.Shukolyukov et al., Geochem. Int., 1984, 21, p.32; see also, D.V.Minh et al., LPSC, 1983, 14, p.806 (abs.). Calculation of pyroxene cooling rate, N.R.Khisina et al., LPSC, 1987, 18, p.487 (abs.). Be-10 and Al-26 data, D.Aylmer et al., GCA, 1988, 52, p.1691. Kr-Kr exposure age, A.Shukolyukov and F.Begemann, Meteoritics, 1994, 29, p.533 (abs.). Xe isotopic composition, Pu-Xe dating, A.Shukolyukov and F.Begemann, LPSC, 1995, 26, p.1299 (abs.); GCA, 1996, 60, p.2453. Cosmogenic and fissiogenic noble gases and Kr-Kr exposure age, A.Shukolyukov and F.Begemann, MAPS, 1996, 31, p.60.

ID#: 4797
Description: Very thin crusted slice
Size: 2.5 x 2.5 x 0.1 cm
Weight: 0.69 gr

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