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Çanakkale
Basic information Name: Çanakkale
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1964
Country: Turkey
Mass:help 4 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 33  (1965)  Stony iron
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (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 33:
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FALL OF ÇANAKKALE STONY-IRON METEORITE, TURKEY

Name: ÇANAKKALE.

The place of fall or discovery:  Bayramic (neighbor of Canakkale), Turkey; φ = 39°48' N,  λ = 26°36' E.

Date of fall or discovery: FALL, the end of July, 1964.

Class and type: STONY-IRON.

Number of individual specimens: Some pieces.

Total weight: The biggest is 4 kg.

Circumstances of the fall or discovery: A fragment of the meteorite weighing 0.4 kg is preser­ved in the Department of Astronomy of the Univer­sity (Bornova - Izmir, Turkey).

Source: Report of Dr. A. Kizilirmak (Bornova - Izmir, Tur­key) in a letter, XII.7 1964.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 33, Moscow (1965)
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Geography:

Turkey
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (39° 48'N, 26° 36'E)
     Recommended::   (39° 48'N, 26° 36'E)

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     This is the only approved meteorite from Canakkale, Turkey
     This is 1 of 16 approved meteorites from Turkey (plus 4 unapproved names)
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Synonymshelp: Cannakale (In NHM Cat)

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