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Bonita Springs
Basic information Name: Bonita Springs
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1938
Country: United States
Mass:help 41.8 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 5  (1957)  Chondrite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9536 approved meteorites (plus 11 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [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 5:
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Name: BONITA SPRINGS

The place of discovery: Bonita Springs, Lee County, Florida, USA. φ = 26°16'N, λ =81°45'W.

Date of discovery: FOUND, Summer 1938

Class and type: STONE, chondrite

The number of separate specimens: 1

Total weight, grams: 41800

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 5, Moscow (1957)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (26° 16'N, 81° 45'W)
     Recommended::   (26° 16'N, 81° 45'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6 approved meteorites from Florida, United States
     This is 1 of 1821 approved meteorites from United States (plus 349 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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