Vyatka (H4)


Country: Russia
State/District: Kirov region
Date of fall/find: Found 1992
Total known weight: 45 kg (approx.)
Number of pieces: 1
Type: Stone. Ordinary chondrite
Shock stage: S3
Weathering stage: W1

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A mass of 40-50kg was reportedly found on the shore of the Vyatka river near the town Sovetsk, but the main mass was lost, classification by I.A.Stroganov and analysis, 27.0% total Fe, olivine Fa17.6, by N.N.Kononkova and L.D.Barsukova, Vernadsky Inst., Russian Acad. Sci., Moscow, Met. Bull. 77, Meteoritics, 1994, 29, p.897. Material from the 32kg main mass, purchased by S.Vassiliev, is also known under the synonym "Kaigorod"; shock stage and weathering grade given for Kaigorod material, J.N.Grossman, Met. Bull. 83, MAPS, 1999, 34, p.A169.



ID#: 4924
Description: Polished slice
Size: 6.5 x 3 x 0.3 cm
Weight: 15.96 gr

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