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Kivesvaara
Basic information Name: Kivesvaara
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1968
Country: Finland
Mass:help 164 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 59  (1981)  C2
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  CM2
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CM2
Recommended:  CM2    [explanation]

This is 1 of 505 approved meteorites classified as CM2.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 2), CM chondrites, and CM-CO clan chondrites
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Writeup from MB 59:
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DISCOVERY OF THE KIVESVAARA, FINLAND, STONY METEORITE

Name: KIVESVAARA

Place of find: About 1 km SW. of Kivesvaara Hill, 16 km NNW. of Paltamo, Finland.

64°27'N., 27°34'E.

Date of find: May, 1968

Class and type: Stone. Carbonaceous chondrite, type 2 (CII). Olivine Fa0.4-22.9, pyroxene Fs1.5-4.8.

Number of individual

specimens: 2

Total weight: 164 g.

Circumstances of find: Found by Mr. P. Huusko while planting trees. Both specimens are angular fragments and retain some fusion crust.

Source: Dr. K. A. Kinnunen, Geological Survey of Finland, SF-02150 Espoo 15, Finland.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 59, Meteoritics 16, 193-199 (1981)
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Jarmo Moilanen   
Geography:

Finland
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (64° 27'N, 27° 34'E)
     Recommended::   (64° 27'N, 27° 34'E)

Statistics:
     This is the only approved meteorite from Oulu, Finland (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 12 approved meteorites from Finland (plus 11 impact craters)
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