header
  MetSoc Home            Publications            Contacts  
Search the Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Last update: 30 Nov 2019
Search for: Search type: Search limits: Display: Publication:
Names
Text help
Places
Classes
Years
Contains
Starts with
Exact
Sounds like
NonAntarctic
Falls  Non-NWAs
What's new
  in the last:
Limit to approved meteorite names
Search text:  
Quincay
Basic information Name: Quincay
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1851
Country: France
Mass:help 65 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11000 approved meteorites (plus 6 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)
Catalogs:
Search for specimens in the Smithsonian Institution collection (U.S.):   
    Require SI photo
Search for this meteorite in the Natural History Museum collection (U.K.):   
    Require NHM photo
References: Never published in the Meteoritical Bulletin
Find references in NASA ADS:
Find references in Google Scholar:
Geography:

France
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (46° 36'N, 0° 15'E)
     Recommended::   (46° 36'N, 0° 15'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 5 approved meteorites from Poitou-Charentes, France
     This is 1 of 76 approved meteorites from France (plus 11 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
Proximity search:
Find nearby meteorites: enter search radius (km):
Synonymshelp: Quin?ay (From MetBase)

Direct link to this page