Tsarev


Volgograd Province, Russia
Find, 1968
Ordinary chondrite, L 5
A complete specimen with window, 676 g and the endcut 115g

History:
28 masses, totalling 1131,7 kg were found in fields, the largest mass weighting 284 kg. The fall may have occured in 1922, December 6 at 7:00 hrs.

Specimens:
A complete stone with window. This is a typical look of an ordinary chondrite that have been on the ground for years. This piece was found 2015 by Sergey Afanasyev. The meteorite is a partly melted shock-breccia of L-group chondrite composition.

References:
Catalogue of Meteorites: Monica M. Grady

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