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:  
Kinley
Basic information Name: Kinley
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1965
Country: Canada
Mass:help 2 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 52  (1974)  L
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10981 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 52:
Warning: the following text was scanned and may contain character recognition errors. Refer to the original to be sure of accuracy.

DISCOVERY OF THE KINLEY, SASKATCHEWAN, STONY METEORITE

Name: KINLEY

Place of find: Kinley, Saskatchewan, Canada.

52°2.8'N, 107°14'W.

Date of find: Recognized in 1968.

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-hypersthene chondrite.

Number of individual specimens: 1

Total weight: 2 kg

Circumstances of find: A heavily weathered meteorite was ploughed up either in the fall of 1965 or the spring of 1966 and placed on a stone pile. In 1968 it was identified and acquired by Mr. Glenn I Huss, American Meteorite Laboratory, Denver, Colorado. A 145 g sample was acquired by the Canadian National Meteorite Collection. Three years earlier the Catherwood, Saskatchewan, meteorite was found within a distance of several miles. Both are olivine-hypersthene chondrites, but there are definite differences between the two. Main mass in Denver, American Meteorite Laboratory.

Sources: Dr. Ian Halliday, Astrophysics Branch, National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa 7, Ontario, Canada, K1A OR8. Dr. Michael R. Dence, Gravity Division, Earth Physics Branch, Department of Mines and Resources, Ottawa 7, Canada, KIA OE4. Professor L. C. Coleman and Wayne T. Fillo, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada, S7N OWO.

Catalogs:
Search for this meteorite in the Natural History Museum collection (U.K.):   
    Require NHM photo
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 52, Meteoritics 9, 101-121 (1974)
Find references in NASA ADS:
Find references in Google Scholar:
Photos:
CreditPhotos
Photos uploaded by members of the Encyclopedia of Meteorites.
    (Caution, these are of unknown reliability)
Corey Kuo   
Geography:

Canada
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (52° 3'N, 107° 14'W)
     Recommended::   (52° 2' 48"N, 107° 14' 0"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.4 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 13 approved meteorites from Saskatchewan, Canada (plus 6 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 65 approved meteorites from Canada (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 31 impact craters)
Proximity search:
Find nearby meteorites: enter search radius (km):

Direct link to this page