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Barwell
Basic information Name: Barwell
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1965
Country: United Kingdom
Mass:help 44 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 35  (1965)  L
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6235 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 35:
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FALL OF BARWELL STONY METEORITE, GREAT BRITAIN

Name: BARWELL

The place of fall or discovery: At Barwell, near Leicester, Leicestershire, Great Britain.

Date of fall or discovery: FALL, December 24, 1965, 4h 20m p.m.

Class and type:     STONY, olivine-hypersthene chondrite.

Number of individual specimens: ?

Total weight:        At least 18 kg of fragments have been recovered.

Circumstances of the fall or discovery:

Source:  Report of Dr. M. H. Hey (London, England) in a letter, 1. 10. 1966.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 35, Moscow (1965)
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Geography:

United Kingdom
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (52° 34'N, 1° 20'W)
     Recommended::   (52° 33' 55"N, 1° 20' 23"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.5 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 14 approved meteorites from England, United Kingdom (plus 13 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 22 approved meteorites from United Kingdom (plus 23 unapproved names)
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