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Kinsella
Basic information Name: Kinsella
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1946
Country: Canada
Mass:help 3.72 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 55  (1978)  IIIB
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIIAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIIB
Recommended:  Iron, IIIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 309 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIIAB.   [show all]
Search for other: IIIAB irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
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Writeup from MB 55:
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DISCOVERY OF THE KINSELLA, CANADA, IRON METEORITE

Name: KINSELLA

Place of find: Midway between Minburn and Kinsella, Alberta, Canada, 400 m S. of Echo Lake.

53°12'N., 111°26'W.

Date of find: 1946 May.

Class and type: Iron. Medium octahedrite (IIIB).

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 3.72 kg

Circumstances of find: Found 20-30 cm below surface during deep ploughing by Mr. O. Hallor.

Source: E.R.D. Scott, J.T. Wasson and R.W. Bild, 1977. Four new iron meteorite finds. Meteoritics 12, 425-435.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 55, Meteoritics 13, 327-352 (1978)
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Geography:

Canada
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (53° 12'N, 111° 26'W)
     Recommended::   (53° 12'N, 111° 26'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 17 approved meteorites from Alberta, Canada (plus 3 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 65 approved meteorites from Canada (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 31 impact craters)
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