Ukrainian CM2
Item: 116.1 Dimensions: 70 x 60 x 10 mm Weight: 56.2 g
Provenance: Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago
Partial/complete: Partial slice
Cube: ~15mm x 15mm x 15mm ≈ 15mm3


Country: Ukraine
Region: Nikolaev Region
Fell: 1889, June 18, 8:30 hrs
Group: Stone
Type: Carbonaceous Chondrite
Class: CM2
Total known weight: 8kg

After the appearance of a bolide and detonations, a stone of over 8kg according to the total weight in collections, was seen to fall, Yu.I.Simashko, Nature, 1890, 41, p.472. Description and analysis, S.Meunier, C. R. Acad. Sci. Paris, 1889, 109, p.976. Mentioned, A.N.Zavaritsky and L.G.Kvasha, Meteority SSSR, Moskva, 1952, E.R.DuFresne and E.Anders, GCA, 1961, 23, p.200. Listed, M.H.Hey, Cat. Met., 1966, p.305. Mentioned, G.P.Vdovykin, Meteoritika, 1964, 25, p.134. Analysis, 21.24% total Fe, H.B.Wiik, GCA, 1956, 9, p.279. Analysis, 19.95% total Fe, H.von Michaelis et al., Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 1969, 5, p.387. Al-26 data, K.Fuse and E.Anders, GCA, 1969, 33, p.653. M