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Bitburg
Basic information Name: Bitburg
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1805
Country: Germany
Mass:help 1.5 t
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IAB
Recommended:  Iron, IAB complex    [explanation]

This is 1 of 57 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Iron, IAB complex.   [show all]
Search for other: IAB complex irons, Metal-rich meteorites, and Iron meteorites
Buchwald The following entries were found for Bitburg in Buchwald (1975)
[Buchwald, Vagn F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press, 1418 pp.]
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References: Never published in the Meteoritical Bulletin
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Don Edwards   
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Geography:

Germany
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (49° 58'N, 6° 32'E)
     Recommended::   (49° 58'N, 6° 32'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 5 approved meteorites from Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
     This is 1 of 49 approved meteorites from Germany (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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Synonyms: Albacher Mühle (In NHM Cat)
Bitsburg (In NHM Cat)
Eifel (In NHM Cat)
Trier (In NHM Cat)

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