Chinga, Ungrouped

Per Monica Grady’s Catalogue of Meteorites (2000):

chingaBuchwald’s Handbook of Iron Meteorites contains a description of the find:

chinga1 chinga2Roy A. Gallant further described the history of Chinga in a May 1997 article of Meteorite Magazine.  Please click on the following links for PDFs.

Chinge: Murder, Greed, Dumplings, & Meteorites, part I. 

Chinge: Part II

There must be an undiscovered crater in the area. I’d love to get some Lidar data for the source region.

10.5 and 13.7 kg shrapnel individuals.  These were recovered by Ivan Koutryev and his team in the late 1990s (13.7 kg) and early 2000s (10.5 kg).  The 13.7 kilogram specimen is featured in the Jean Afanassieff documentary, Chasseurs de Météorites (2000).

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