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Kitchener
Basic information Name: Kitchener
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1998
Country: Canada
Mass:help 203 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10711 approved meteorites (plus 3 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)
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Writeup from MB 84:

Kitchener

Ontario , Canada

Fell 1998 July 12, 08:30 (edt )

Ordinary chondrite (L6)

An approximately spherical meteorite weighing 202.6 g was heard to fall by a golfer at the sixth tee of the Doon Valley golf course in the city of Kitchener.  The single, completely crusted stone was immediately recovered. Classification and mineralogy (G. Wilson, UTor):  olivine, Fa25.8; pyroxene, Fs21.4; shock stage, S2; kamacite contains 0.95 wt% Co; fusion crust averages 0.4 mm thick.  Main mass, GSC

Institutions
   and collections
GSC: National Meteorite Collection, Geological Survey of Canada, 601 Booth Street, Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0E8, Canada (institutional address; updated 27 Feb 2011)
UTor: IsoTrace Laboratory, University of Toronto, 60 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A7, Canada (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Orville Delong holding the certificate presented to him commemorating his find   
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Geography:

Canada
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (43° 23'N, 80° 23'W)
     Recommended::   (43° 23'N, 80° 23'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 16 approved meteorites from Ontario, Canada (plus 5 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 65 approved meteorites from Canada (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 31 impact craters)
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