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Bencubbin
Basic information Name: Bencubbin
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1930
Country: Australia
Mass:help 118 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Bencubbinite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CBa
Recommended:  CBa    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6 approved meteorites classified as CBa.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CH-CB family, CB chondrites, Metal-rich meteorites, and Carbonaceous chondrites
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References: Never published in the Meteoritical Bulletin
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Alan Mazur   
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Phil Schmitz      
Volker Heinrich   
Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 45'S, 117° 47'E)
     Recommended::   (30° 45'S, 117° 47'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 338 approved meteorites from Western Australia, Australia (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 11 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 680 approved meteorites from Australia (plus 43 unapproved names) (plus 27 impact craters)
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Synonyms: Mandiga (In NHM Cat)
North Mandiga (In NHM Cat)

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