|Basic information||Name: Jenkins|
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1946
Country: United States
Mass: 55.4 kg
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Writeup from MB 38:
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DISCOVERY OF JENKINS IRON METEORITE, USA
The place of fall or discovery: 8 km northwest of Jenkins, Missouri, USA; φ = 36°49'28" N; λ = 93°45'40" W.
Date of fall or discovery: FOUND, about 1946; identified 1965.
Class and type: IRON, coarse octahedrite.
Number of individual specimens: 1.
Total weight: 55.4 kg.
Circumstances of the fall or discovery: Found lying on top of the ground by Earl Patton; to be deposited in the US National Museum (Washington, USA).
Source: Report of Prof. W. F. Read (Appleton, USA) in a letter, X. 18, 1966.
|Buchwald||The following entries were found for Jenkins in Buchwald (1975)
[Buchwald, Vagn F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press, 1418 pp.]
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 38, Moscow (1966) reprinted Met. 5, 85-109 (1970)|
This is 1 of 23 approved meteorites from Missouri, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
This is 1 of 1752 approved meteorites from United States (plus 352 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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