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Crater Name
Diameter (km)
Age (Ma)*
Target Rock**
Bolide Type***
N 54° 12'
E 27° 48'
42.3 ± 1.1


Dabizha, A. I., Fel'dman, V. I., The geophysical properties of some astroblemes in the USSR (in Russian). Meteoritika, v. 40, pp. 91-101. 1982.
Gerasimov, M.V., Yakovlev, O.I., Dikov, Y.P., and Wlotzka, F. Evaporative differentiation of impact-produced melts; laser-simulation experiments and comparison with impact glasses from the Logoisk Crater. Special Paper- Geological Society of America.vol.385, pp.351. 2005.
Glazovskaya, L. I., IMpact transformation of the crystalline basement in the Logoisk astrobleme, Meteorite Impacts in Precambrian Shields. Programme and Abstracts, the 4th Workshop of the European Science Foundation IMpact Programme, Lappajarvi-Karikkoselka-Saaksjarvi, Finland, May 24-28, 2000. ed. J. Plado and L.J. Pesonen. 2000.
Grieve, R. A. F., Robertson, P. B., The terrestrial cratering record. 1. Current status of observations. Icarus, v. 38, pp. 212-229. 1979.
Grieve, R. A. F., The record of impact on Earth: Implications for a major Cretaceous/Tertiary impact event. Geological Society of America, Special Paper 190, pp. 25-37. 1982.
Gurov, E. P., Gorova, E. P., On downward transport of matter at impact crater formation (abstract). Lunar and Planetary Science XXII, pp. 511-512. 1991.
Gurov, E. P., Gorova, E.P. and Rakitskaya,R.B., On the orientation of planar feature sets in quartz from rocks of explosion meteorite craters (in Russian). Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo mineralogicheskogo obshchestva, v. 108, pp. 578-584. 1979.
Gurov, E. P., Gromov, Ye I., Formation of impact structures in targets of complex compostion (in Russian). XX All-Union Meteorite Conference, Tallinn, pp. 52-53. 1987.
Gurov, E. P., Gromov, Ye I., Structural features of impact structures in a two-layered target (in Russian). Geologicheskii Zhurnal, v. 6, pp. 115-122. 1988.
Gurov, E. P., Gurova, E. P., Impact structures on the Earth's surface (in Russian). Geologicheskii Zhurnal, v. 47, pp. 117-124. 1987.
Masaitis, V. I., Structural and compositional heterogeneities of the Earth's crust caused by impact cratering (in Russian). Nedra, Leningrad, v. 10, pp. 320-326. 1900.
Masaitis, V. L., Danilin, A.N., Maschak, M.S., Raykhlin, A.I., Selivanovskaya, T.V. and Shadenkov,Ye.M., The Geology of Astroblemes (in Russian). Leningrad, Nedra, 231 p. 1980.
Sherlock, S. C., Kelley, S. P. , Glazovkaya, L., A New Age for the Logoisk Impact Structure, Berlarus and Implications for the Late Eocene Comet Shower, First International Conference on Impact Cratering in the Solar System. 2006.
Sherlock, S.C., Kelley, S.P., Glazovskaya, L., and Peate, I.U. The significance of the contemporaneous Logoisk impact structure (Belarus) and Afro-Arabian flood volcanism. Journal of the Geological Society, vol.166, pp.5. 2009.


* pre-1977 K-Ar, Ar-Ar and Rb-Sr ages recalculated using the decay constants of Steiger and Jager (1977) Ages in millions of years (Ma) before present.

** Abbreviations: C - Crystalline Target; C-Ms - Metasedimentary Target; M - Mixed Target (i.e.sedimentary strata overlying crystalline basement); S - sedimentary target (i.e. no crystalline rocks affected by the impact event). From Osinski. G. R., Spray J. G., and Grieve R. A. F. 2007. Impact melting in sedimentary target rocks: A synthesis. In The Sedimentary Record of Meteorite Impacts, Geological Society of America Special Paper. Editors: Evans K. Horton W., King D., Morrow J., and Warme J. Geological Society of America: Boulder, in press.

From Koeberl,C. Identification of meteoritic components in impactites. 1998, Koeberl, C. The Geochemistry and Cosmochemistry of Impacts. 2007 and PASSC Files. (IAB, IIIAB, IIIB, IIID - Iron Meteorite)



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