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Bendegó
Basic information Name: Bendegó
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1784
Country: Brazil
Mass:help 5.36 t
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IC
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IC
Recommended:  Iron, IC    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IC.   [show all]
Search for other: IC irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
Buchwald The following entries were found for Bendegó in Buchwald (1975)
[Buchwald, Vagn F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press, 1418 pp.]
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References: Never published in the Meteoritical Bulletin
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Don Edwards   
Hanno Strufe   
unknown      
Photos uploaded by members of the Encyclopedia of Meteorites.
    (Caution, these are of unknown reliability)
Alessandro Takeda   
Andre Moutinho Photo added 18 Jan 2017
Photo added 18 Jan 2017
Photo added 18 Jan 2017
Corey Kuo   
David L. Ribeca         
Dominik Stoeckli   
Gabriel Gonçalves Silva   
Gerald Armstrong   
Jay Piatek   
John A. Shea   
José Carlos de Medeiros Júnior   
Luis Alexandre Franco Gonçales      
Marcelo Adorna Fernandes   
Paulo Silvio Rubiano   
Robert Zdancewicz   
Rodrigo Guerra         
Samuel Wanderley      
Suzanne De Paula      
Geography:

Brazil
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (10° 7'S, 39° 12'W)
     Recommended::   (10° 7'S, 39° 12'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6 approved meteorites from Bahia, Brazil (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 76 approved meteorites from Brazil (plus 6 unapproved names) (plus 7 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Adon (In NHM Cat)
Bahia (In NHM Cat)
Bemdego (In NHM Cat)
Bendengo (From MetBase)
Bendengó (In NHM Cat)
Bendigo (In NHM Cat)
Benego (From MetBase)
Benegó (In NHM Cat)
Sergipe (In NHM Cat)
Wollaston's Iron (In NHM Cat)

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