The meteorite has been found in a brook-bed flowing into the river of Hekandue, a left tributary of the river of
Jasachnaja of the Magadan district, USSR. A 300 kilogram specimen was found in June of 1967. The larger specimen
has been found by the geologist F. A. Mednikov during a geological survey. The meteorite hardly seen was lying among
the stones of the brook-bed. The smaller specimen was found at a distance of 20 m from the first one by I. H. Markov
with a mine detector in october 1967. The main mass was turned to the Academy of Sciences of the USSR. A total of
about 351 kilograms was recovered.