Project Description


Isheyevo is a unique metal-rich carbonaceous chondrite. The Isheyevo meteorite was classified as a Bencubbin-like meteorite.
The Isheyevo meteorite weighing 16 kg, was discovered in October 2003 in Bashkortostan (Russia), close to the Isheyevo village. The stone was found by a tractor driver in a field during harvest carrying. A small piece of the meteorite was issued to the Vernadsky Institute by Kazakov D.A., and Polozkov A.G, September 2004.

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Location: Bashkortostan, Russia
53°37’N, 56°20’E
Classification: Bencubbinite-CH/CBb
Witnessed: No
Found: October, 2003
TKW: 16 kg

Links: Meteoritical Society