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Bununu
Basic information Name: Bununu
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1942
Country: Nigeria
Mass:help 357 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 5  (1957)  Achondrite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Howardite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Howardite
Recommended:  Howardite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 374 approved meteorites classified as Howardite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, HED achondrites, and Howardites
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Writeup from MB 5:
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Name: BUNUNU

The place of discovery: 20 miles south of Bununu and 50 miles south of Bauchi, North Central Nigeria, φ = 10°N, λ = 10°E.

Date of discovery: Fall, Spring 1942 about 10:00 a.m.

Class and type: STONE, achondrite

The number of separate specimens: 1

Total weight, grams: 357

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

Nigeria
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (10° 1'N, 9° 35'E)
     Recommended::   (10° 1'N, 9° 35'E)

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     This is 1 of 3 approved meteorites from Bauchi, Nigeria
     This is 1 of 20 approved meteorites from Nigeria
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Synonymshelp: Brununu (In NHM Cat)

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