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History: The meteorite was found in May 1991 during the plowing of virgin soil land on the outskirts of Yarovoye town. Maximum depth of plowing was 40 cm.
Physical characteristics: Meteorite consists of single mass of 10.7 kg. The meteorite has a crescent shape and regmaglypted surface with reddish-brown color. Fusion crust is absent.
Petrography: the meteorite consists of metal FeNi (taenite and kamacite) with accessory schreibersite. The Widmanstaetten pattern is mostly uniform with kamacite bandwidth 0.2 - 1 mm (fine octahedrite).
Geochemistry: Bulk composition (ICP, O.A. Tjutjunnyk and S.H. Nabiullina, Vernad) Ni = 9.45, Co = 5200, Ir = 0.7, Au = 1.68, Pt = 5.9, Pd = 4.5, As = 22.5, Cu = 170, Ga = 18.3 (Ni in wt%, others in ppm)
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166g Name : Yarovoye
Class : Iron IIIAB
Region: Altay territory, Slavgorod region, Yarov, Russia
Date : May 1991
TKW : 10700g

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