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'Gursum' (stone; ordinary chondrite)

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Title: Radioactivity of Gursum H4 Meteorite
Author: Alexeev, V. A.; Gorin, V. D.

Contents of radionuclides in the Gursum H4 chondrite are: Aluminum-26 = 58 6 dpm/kg, K = 1600 ppm, and Th = 200 100 ppb. The Gursum meteorite fell February 10, 1981.

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Name: GURSUM
Place of fall: About 5 km west of the village of Gursum, Hater region, Ethiopia.
922'N., 4225'E.
Date of fall: February 10, 1981, 1330 hrs
Class and type: Stone. Olivine-hypersthene chondrite.
Number of individual specimens: 3
Total weight: 34.65 kg
Circumstances of fall: After a fireball and sonic boom, three fragments were recovered by Ethiopian servicemen.

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The Gursum (H4/5) meteorite fell in Harerge, Ethiopia, on the 10th February, 1981.
A total mass of 34.65 kg was recovered.

9 22'N, 42 25'E



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