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Bison
Basic information Name: Bison
     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 11 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 62  (1984)  LL6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2716 approved meteorites classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 62:
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DISCOVERY OF THE BISON, USA, STONY METEORITE

Name: BISON

Place of find: Rush County, Kansas, USA.

38°18'24"N., 99°42'36'V.

Date of find: 1958

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-hypersthene chondrite, amphoterite (LL6). Olivine Fa31.9.

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 3 kg, approximately

Circumstances of find: The single mass was found about 6.8 km N. of Bison.

Source: G.I Huss, P.O. Box 2098, Denver, Colorado 80201, USA; A.L. Graham, Department of Mineralogy, BM(NH), London, SW7 5BD.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 62, Meteoritics 19, 49-57 (1984)
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Don Edwards   
Jean-Michel Daillier   
Kansas Meteorites Society   
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Photos uploaded by members of the Encyclopedia of Meteorites.
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eraserhead   
Matteo Chinellato   
Michael S. Scherman   
Phil Schmitz   
Richard C Cavalieri   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (38° 18' 24"N, 99° 42' 36"W)
     Recommended::   (38° 18' 24"N, 99° 42' 36"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 144 approved meteorites from Kansas, United States (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1810 approved meteorites from United States (plus 354 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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