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Metsäkylä
Basic information Name: Metsäkylä
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1938
Country: Finland
Mass:help 1200 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 31  (1964)  H
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5782 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 30:
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METSAKYLA, Finland; φ = 60°39'N, λ =27°04'E.

FOUND 1938, 1 kg.


Writeup from MB 31:
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Metsakyla, village Metsakyla, Vehkalahti district, Finland; φ = 60°39' N, λ = 27°04' E.

FOUND, in the autumn of 1938.

STONY, olivine - bronzite chondrite.

1 specimen, weight about 1 kg. The meteorite was found by Kalle Kunnari.

Source: Report of Prof. H. B. Wiik (Otaniemi, Finland) and Prof. B. Mason (New York, US A) V.29, 1964.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 30, Moscow (1964)
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 31, Moscow (1964)
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Geography:

Finland
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (60° 39'N, 27° 4'E)
     Recommended::   (60° 39'N, 27° 4'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 3 approved meteorites from Kymi, Finland
     This is 1 of 12 approved meteorites from Finland (plus 11 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Metsaekylae (In NHM Cat)

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