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Bruderheim
Basic information Name: Bruderheim
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1960
Country: Canada
Mass:help 303 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 18  (1960)  Chondrite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9489 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7), L chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 18:
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FALL OF BRUDERHEIM STONY METEORITE SHOWER, CANADA

Name: BRUDERHEIM

The place of fall or discovery: near Bruderheim, Alberta, Cana­da: φ = 53°54'; λ = 112°54' W.

Date of fall or discovery: FALL, March 4, 1960; 08h 06m U T.

Class and type: STONY, grey chondrite.

The number of individual specimens: 350; meteorite shower.

Total weight: over 180 kg.

The circumstances of the fall or discovery: the fall of the meteorite shower was accompa­nied by a bolide observed by many witnesses. This meteorite shower have been collected over an area some 3 km across. The investigation of the fall of the meteor shower and the collection of meteorites have been made by Professor R. E. Folinsbee, Chairman of the Department of Geology, Univer­sity of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Source: a letter from Dr. P. M. Millman to E. L. Krinov dated March 31, 1960.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 18, Moscow (1960)
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Geography:

Canada
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (53° 54'N, 112° 53'W)
     Recommended::   (53° 54'N, 112° 53'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 16 approved meteorites from Alberta, Canada (plus 3 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 62 approved meteorites from Canada (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 31 impact craters)
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