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Belmont
Basic information Name: Belmont
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1958
Country: United States
Mass:help 25.3 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 26  (1963)  Chondrite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5652 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 26:
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NEW BELMONT STONY METEORITE, USA

Name: BELMONT.

The place of fall or discovery: Belmont, Lafayette County, Wisconsin, USA.

Date of fall or discovery: FOUND, in the spring of 1958.

Class and type: STONY, chondrite.

Number of individual specimens: 1.

Total weight: 25.3 kg.

Circumstances of the fall or discovery: The meteorite was plowed on.

Source: An article: W. A. Broughton and Lincoln La Paz. The Belmont Meteorite Investigations. Published Quarterly Wisconsin Academy Review, Fall, 1962, 155-157.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 26, Moscow (1963)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (42° 44'N, 90° 21'W)
     Recommended::   (42° 44'N, 90° 21'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 14 approved meteorites from Wisconsin, United States (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 2 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1806 approved meteorites from United States (plus 354 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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