Rotmistrivka crater

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Rotmistrovka is an impact crater in Ukraine (Cherkasy Oblast).

Located near the village Rotmistrivka of Smila district.

The crater is 2.7 km in diameter, with an age estimated at 120 ± 10 million years (Lower Cretaceous). It is not exposed to the surface, being buried beneath continental and marine sedimentary deposits. The crater contains a brecciated lens of granite fragments and particles of impact glass, overlain by shales, limestones and granite-derived sandstones of lower Cretaceous age.[1]


Coordinates: 49°08′50″N 31°42′30″E / 49.14722°N 31.70833°E / 49.14722; 31.70833