header
  MetSoc Home            Publications            Contacts  
Search the Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Last update: 21 Sep 2019
Search for: Search type: Search limits: Display: Publication:
Names
Text help
Places
Classes
Years
Contains
Starts with
Exact
Sounds like
NonAntarctic
Falls  Non-NWAs
What's new
  in the last:
Limit to approved meteorite names
Search text:  
Keen Mountain
Basic information Name: Keen Mountain
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1950
Country: United States
Mass:help 6.69 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 8  (1958)  Iron
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIA
Recommended:  Iron, IIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 137 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIAB.   [show all]
Search for other: IIAB irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 8:
Warning: the following text was scanned and may contain character recognition errors. Refer to the original to be sure of accuracy.

KEEN MT., Virginia, U. S. A. Iron.

Literature: l. Geochim. et Cosmochim. Acta, 1954, v.6, p.227.

Buchwald The following entries were found for Keen Mountain in Buchwald (1975)
[Buchwald, Vagn F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press, 1418 pp.]
Catalogs:
Search for specimens in the Smithsonian Institution collection (U.S.):   
    Require SI photo
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 8, Moscow (1958)
Find references in NASA ADS:
Find references in Google Scholar:
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (37° 13'N, 82° 0'W)
     Recommended::   (37° 13'N, 82° 0'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 13 approved meteorites from Virginia, United States (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1827 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
Proximity search:
Find nearby meteorites: enter search radius (km):

Direct link to this page