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Kalvesta
Basic information Name: Kalvesta
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1968
Country: United States
Mass:help 10 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 47  (1969)  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 47:
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DISCOVERY OF KALVESTA STONY METEORITE, USA

Name: KALVESTA.

The place of fall or discovery: Kalvesta, Kansas, USA; approximately (φ = 38°05' N, λ = 100°15' W.

Date of fall or discovery: FOUND, 1968.

Class and type: STONY, olivine-bronzite chondrite.

Number of individual specimens: 1.

Total weight: Unknown, 127.5 gr. slab in Fort Hays College Museum.

Circumstances of the fall or discovery: Specimen was removed from concrete slab porch by Wayne Wheeler. Had been embedded years before as a decoration. The meteorite was brought to the Department of Geology, Fort Hays Kansas State College, Hays.

Source: The same.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 47, Moscow (1969) reprinted Meteoritics 5, 85-109 (1970)
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Don Edwards   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (38° 5'N, 100° 15'W)
     Recommended::   (38° 5'N, 100° 15'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 144 approved meteorites from Kansas, United States (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1834 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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