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Belly River
Basic information Name: Belly River
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1943
Country: Canada
Mass:help 7.9 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 8  (1958)  Stone
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6426 approved meteorites (plus 5 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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Writeup from MB 8:
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BELLY RIVER, Alberta, Canada. Stone.

Literature: 1. Journ. Roy. Astron. Soc. Canada. 1953, v.47, 29-33; 92-94; 162-165; /MA-12-358/. 2. Meteoritics .1953, v.1, No. 1, 106-108 /MA-12-358/.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 8, Moscow (1958)
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Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Calgary   
Don Edwards   
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Corey Kuo Photo added 20 Oct 2022
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Canada
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (49° 30'N, 113° 0'W)
     Recommended::   (49° 30'N, 113° 0'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 17 approved meteorites from Alberta, Canada (plus 3 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 66 approved meteorites from Canada (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 31 impact craters)
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