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Bear Creek
Basic information Name: Bear Creek
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1866
Country: United States
Mass:help 227 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIIAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIIB
Recommended:  Iron, IIIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 307 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIIAB.   [show all]
Search for other: IIIAB irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
Buchwald The following entries were found for Bear Creek in Buchwald (1975)
[Buchwald, Vagn F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press, 1418 pp.]
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (39° 36'N, 105° 18'W)
     Recommended::   (39° 36'N, 105° 18'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 89 approved meteorites from Colorado, United States (plus 5 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1806 approved meteorites from United States (plus 354 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Aeriotopos (In NHM Cat)
Bear River (In NHM Cat)
Colorado (In NHM Cat)
Denver (In NHM Cat)
Denver County (In NHM Cat)
Jefferson (In NHM Cat)
Jefferson County (In NHM Cat)

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