Scientists have found fragments of the meteorite Chelyabinsk
Scientists Urfa showed reporters the wreckage of a fallen meteorite in the Urals. According to experts, the largest fragment has not yet been found. They were discovered about ten meters away from the hole in the ice on the lake Tchebarkul.
Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences Committee on Meteorites Victor Grokhovsky confirmed that the particles of the substance found their expedition (UFU) in the Lake Tchebarkul do have a meteorite nature.
He clarified that the chemical analysis was performed in the laboratory of university research and education center "Nanotech" and for registering a new meteorite in the international directory will be made more complete chemical analysis.
"It's an ordinary chondrite, we diagnosed all the typical minerals that are there — and the metallic iron, and olivine, and sulfite. 53 particles, they are small, but they all have the nature of the meteorite, and the bark is melting, "- said Grokhovsky.
Background radiation, according to experts, the meteorite had.
After the wreckage was discovered meteorite exploded, on the Internet immediately began to have their ads shown on their sale.
Police monitor messages posted on the Internet about the alleged sale of the fragments of the meteorite crashed in the Urals, told RIA Novosti Head of Information and Public Relations Interior Ministry of Russia's Chelyabinsk region Angela CHirkova.
"In the Interior Ministry of the area set up operational headquarters, which leads round the clock monitoring of the situation," — said the agency interlocutor.
Russian scientists will offer to the Ural meteorite called "Tchebarkul," which will be included in the International Catalogue of meteorites, told RIA Novosti committee member of the RAS on meteorites, an employee of the Ural Federal University Viktor Grokhovsky.
"It will be proposed (by that name). The nearest town — it Tchebarkul, and the rules state that the call should be the nearest populated area, "- said Grokhovsky.
The scientist explained that the naming of a meteorite data must first be published in the bulletin of the International Meteor Society.
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