Pavlograd (L6)


Country: Ukraine
State/District: Dnepropetrovsk region
Date of fall/find: Fell 1826, May 19
Total known weight: 40 kg (approx.)
Number of pieces: 1
Type: Ordinary chondrite

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A stone of about 40kg is said to have fallen in a field of Frau Sorbinov, K.E.A.von Hoff, Ann. Phys., 1830, 18, p.185, M.H.Hey, Cat. Met., 1966, p.373. Analysis, 21.33% total Fe, M.I.Dyakonova and V.Y.Kharitonova, Meteoritika, 1960, 18, p.48 (M.A.16-447). Whether any specimens in collections really came from such a stone is by no means certain, they are all very similar to Bachmut. However it has been shown from radiation ages that Bachmut and Pavlograd specimens belong to different falls, but some confusion exists, R.Ganapathy and E.Anders, Oherka sovremennoï geokimii i analitiheskoí kimii. nauka, Moskva, 1972, p.72, A.L.Graham et al., Cat. Met., 1985, p.280. Olivine Fa25, B.Mason, GCA, 1963, 27, p.1011. Magnetic susceptibility, P.Rochette et al., MAPS, 2003, 38, p.251.



ID#: 4919
Description: Slice
Size: 3 x 1.5 x 0.3 cm
Weight: 3.33 gr

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