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Benld
Basic information Name: Benld
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1938
Country: United States
Mass:help 1771 g
Classification
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NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5304 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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References: Never published in the Meteoritical Bulletin
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Benld Meteorite. Ed McCain near the car that was hit by the meteorite   
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (39° 5'N, 89° 9'W)
     Recommended::   (39° 5'N, 89° 9'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 10 approved meteorites from Illinois, United States (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 2 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1789 approved meteorites from United States (plus 352 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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