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Beeler
Basic information Name: Beeler
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1924
Country: United States
Mass:help 11.62 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 47  (1969)  Stone
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2754 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) 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 47:
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DISCOVERY OF CASTER FARM STONY METEORITE, USA

Name: CASTER FARM.

The place of fall or discovery: Ness County, Kansas, USA; (φ = 38°31'N, λ =100° 15' W.

Date of fall or discovery: FOUND, 1924.

Class and type: STONY, type unknown.

Number of individual specimens: 1.

Total weight: 8.64 kg.

Circumstances of the fall or discovery: Found by B. F. and R. G. Caster. The specimen is on loan to the Fort Hays Kansas State College Museum, Hays.

Source: The same.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 47, Moscow (1969) reprinted Meteoritics 5, 85-109 (1970)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (38° 32'N, 100° 13'W)
     Recommended::   (38° 32'N, 100° 13'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 1835 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Caster Farm (In NHM Cat)
Castor Brothers' Farm (In NHM Cat)
Castor Farm (In NHM Cat)
Ness County (From MetBase)
Ness County (in part) (In NHM Cat)

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