Tirhert — July 2014 — Eucrite Fall in Morocco

Chennaoui Aoudjehane H., Agee C. B., Irving A. J., Garvie L. A. J., Ziegler K., Jambon A., Weber P. 78th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society (2015), abstract #5197 LINK

Noble Gases of the Jinju (H5) Meteorite Fell on March 9, 2014, in Korea

Nagao K., Haba M. K., Lee J. I., Kim T., Lee M. J. 78th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society (2015), abstract #5027 abstract

Annama H5 Meteorite Fall: Orbit, Trajectory, Recovery, Petrology, Noble Gases, and Cosmogenic Radionuclides

Kohout T., Gritsevich M., Lyytinen E., Moilainen J., Trigo-Rodríguez J. M., Kruglikov N.,Ishchenko A., Yakovlev G., Grokhovsky V., Haloda J., Halodova P., Meier M. M. M., Laubenstein M., Dimitrev V., Lupovka V. 78th Annual Meeting…

A new 3D laser scan of the Chelyabinsk main mass

A new 3D laser scan of the Chelyabinsk main mass was performed on 20 May 2015 to improve the precise calculation of the 505-kg meteorite’s density LINK (automatic translation) LINK (original)

An alleged fifth Jinju find (12 kg) is probably a basalt rock and not a meteorite

LINK  (NewDaily, 14 May 2015) automatic translation Jinju (Meteoritical Bulletin Database)

Annama / Аннама is registered in the Meteoritical Bulletin Database

Annama / Аннама is now officially registered in the Meteoritical Bulletin Database LINK [wc_row][wc_column size=”one-third” position=”first”] [/wc_column][wc_column size=”one-third”] [/wc_column][wc_column size=”one-third” position=”last”] [/wc_column][/wc_row] [wc_row][wc_column size=”one-half” position=”first”] [/wc_column][wc_column size=”one-half” position=”last”] [/wc_column][/wc_row] “ Annama 68.77491°N, 30.78726°E Murmanskaya oblast’,…

Chelyabinsk, Zond IV, and a possible first-century fireball of historical importance

Hartmann, W. K. (2015) Meteoritics & Planetary Science doi: 10.1111/maps.12428 LINK Comment on “Chelyabinsk, Zond IV, and a possible first‐century fireball of historical importance” William K. Hartmann, Alexander Forte, Alina SABYR Meteorit Planet Sci. ….

Chelyabinsk meteorite: Shock metamorphism, black veins and impact melt dikes, and the Hugoniot

D. D. Badyukov, J. Raitala, P. Kostama, A. V. Ignatiev Petrology March 2015, Volume 23, Issue 2, pp 103-115 LINK

Meteoritical Bulletin – Categorization of falls and finds (25 Feb 2015)

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Chelyabinsk main mass’s current weight refined to 503.33 kg

On 2 February 2015 another precise weighing refined the current weight of the Chelyabinsk main mass as it is presented in the Chelyabinsk Museum to 503.33(3333333333) grams. In two years the main mass will be…

Igneous Petrology and Geochemistry of the Tissint Meteorite

J. B. Balta, M. E. Sanborn, A. Udry, M. Wadhwa, H. Y. McSween 46th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (2015), Abstract #1267 PDF LINK

Recycling of an Asteroid via a Comet Inferred from the Chelyabinsk Meteorite

E. Nakamura, T. Kunihiro, H. Kitagawa, K. Kobayashi, T. Ota, C. Sakaguchi, Y. Shimaki, R. Tanaka, T. Tsujimori, M. Yamanaka, G. E. Bebout, V. I. Grokhovsky, O. N. Koroleva, K. D. Litasov, V. Malkovets 46th…

Snow Compaction During the Chelyabinsk Meteorite Fall

R. Luther, A. Lukashin, N. Artemieva, V. Shuvalov, K. Wünnemann 46th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (2015), Abstract #1724 PDF LINK

Modeling the Chelyabinsk Impact, 2

D. G. Korycansky 46th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (2015), Abstract #1144 PDF LINK

Formation of Carbon-Rich Grains by the Chelyabinsk and Nio Meteoritic Showers

Y. Miura, T. Tanosaki 46th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (2015), Abstract #1666 PDF LINK

Mineralogy, Petrology, Chronology, and Exposure History of the Chelyabinsk Meteorite and Parent Body

K. Righter, P. Abell, D. Agresti, E. L. Berger, A. S. Burton, J. S. Delaney, M. D. Fries, E. K. Gibson, R. Harrington, G. F. Herzog, L. P. Keller, D. Locke, F. Lindsay, T. J….

7.75 kg mass of Chelyabinsk exhibited in Moscow from January 23, 2015 (updated February 4)

Update (22 January, 23:58 CET): The Chelyabinsk meteorite fragment has arrived in Moscow and arouses interest even before the actual opening of the exhibition on Friday, 23 January. First published January 15 16:00 CET The…

Geomagnetic field effects of the Chelyabinsk meteoroid

Geomagnetic field effects of the Chelyabinsk meteoroid Chernogor, L. F. Geomagnetism and Aeronomy, Volume 54, Issue 5, pp.613-624 (22 September 2014) 10.1134/S001679321405003X (Original Russian Text © L.F. Chernogor, 2014, published in Geomagnetizm i Aeronomiya, 2014,…

Si-bearing metal and niningerite in Almahata Sitta fine-grained ureilites and insights into the diversity of metal on the ureilite parent body

Si-bearing metal and niningerite in Almahata Sitta fine-grained ureilites and insights into the diversity of metal on the ureilite parent body Marian Horstmann, Munir Humayun, Mario Fischer-Gödde, Addi Bischoff and Mona Weyrauch Meteoritics & Planetary…

Seismo-ionospheric effects associated with ‘Chelyabinsk’ meteorite during the first 25 minutes after its fall

Oleg I.Berngardt arXiv:1409.5927 (submitted on 21 Sep 2014) PDF LINK LINK (abstract) This paper presents the properties of ionospheric irregularities elongated with Earth magnetic field during the first 25 minutes after the fall of the…

NASA astrophysician Nikolaj Gorkavyj about shopping mall in form of Chelyabinsk meteoroid and smoke trail

The NASA astrophysician Nikolaj Gorkavyj from Chelyabinsk defends his idea to build a shopping mall in the form of the Chelyabinsk meteoroid and smoke trail, designed by Elena Markina. LINK LINK (Original) photo 1 photo…

Recent multi-kiloton impact events: are they truly random?

C. de la Fuente Marcos, R. de la Fuente Marcos arXiv:1409.0452 revised 16 Sept 2014 ; Printed 17 September 2014 PDF LINK LINK It is customarily assumed that Earth-striking meteoroids are completely random, and that…

Native metal of the Chelyabinsk meteorite

V. E. Roshchin, Yu. N. Goikhenberg, D. M. Galimov Russian Metallurgy (Metally) May 2014, Volume 2014, Issue 5, pp 419-425 LINK Abstract The so-called native metal of the Chelyabinsk meteorite consists of relatively large particles…

Wolcott officially registered in the Meteoritical Bulletin Database

Wolcott officially registered in the Meteoritical Bulletin Database LINK Wolcott        41°36.452’N, 73°0.742’W Connecticut, United States Fell: 19 April 2013 Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L5) History: Shortly after 10 PM on 19 April 2013, a loud boom was heard…

Collision history written in rock

Nature 512, 350 (28 August 2014) doi:10.1038/512350c LINK

Chelyabinsk meteorite included as symbol at a bronze sculpture

Chelyabinsk meteorite included as symbol at a bronze sculpture covering the history of the city of Chelyabinsk The Finnish sculptor Rafael Saifulin has designed a 3.5 meter high and wide sculpture that might be erected…

The Chelyabinsk main mass today

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Chelyabinsk triptych completed

After one year the Ural painter Albert Rastjapi / Альберт Растяпи has completed his Chelyabinsk triptych LEFT PANEL CENTRAL PANEL RIGHT PANEL LINK (Original) English machine translation: LINK

Records of the Moon-forming impact and the 470 Ma disruption of the L chondrite parent body in the asteroid belt from U-Pb apatite ages of Novato (L6)

Yin, Q.-Z., Zhou, Q., Li, Q.-L., Li, X.-H., Liu, Y., Tang, G.-Q., Krot, A. N. and Jenniskens, P. (2014) Meteoritics & Planetary Science. doi: 10.1111/maps.1234 LINK Novato, a newly observed fall in the San Francisco…

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