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Bayard
Basic information Name: Bayard
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1982
Country: United States
Mass:help 75 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 62  (1984)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6546 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L 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 BAYARD, USA, STONY METEORITE

Name: BAYARD

Place of find: Near Bayard, in Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska, USA.

41°49'N., 103°22'W

Date of find: 1982

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-hypersthene chondrite (L6). Olivine Fa24.5.

Number of individual

specimens: 75 kg

Circumstances of find: Not reported.

Source: A.W. Struempler, Department of Chemistry, Chadron State College, Nebraska 69337, USA.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 62, Meteoritics 19, 49-57 (1984)
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Don Edwards   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (41° 49'N, 103° 22'W)
     Recommended::   (41° 49'N, 103° 22'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 49 approved meteorites from Nebraska, United States
     This is 1 of 1835 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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