header
  MetSoc Home            Publications            Contacts  
Search the Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Last update: 16 Nov 2019
Search for: Search type: Search limits: Display: Publication:
Names
Text help
Places
Classes
Years
Contains
Starts with
Exact
Sounds like
NonAntarctic
Falls  Non-NWAs
What's new
  in the last:
Limit to approved meteorite names
Search text:  
Bennett County
Basic information Name: Bennett County
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1934
Country: United States
Mass:help 89 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 22  (1961)  Iron
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIA
Recommended:  Iron, IIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 138 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIAB.   [show all]
Search for other: IIAB irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 22:
Warning: the following text was scanned and may contain character recognition errors. Refer to the original to be sure of accuracy.

BENNETT COUNTY, South Dakota, USA.

Reads: Coarse octahedrite. Should read: Hexahedrite.

Source: Report sent by Dr. E. P. Henderson (Washington, USA) in a letter to E. L. Krinov, August 22, 1961.

Buchwald The following entries were found for Bennett County in Buchwald (1975)
[Buchwald, Vagn F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press, 1418 pp.]
Catalogs:
Search for specimens in the Smithsonian Institution collection (U.S.):   
    Require SI photo
Search for this meteorite in the Natural History Museum collection (U.K.):   
    Require NHM photo
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 22, Moscow (1961)
Find references in NASA ADS:
Find references in Google Scholar:
Photos:
CreditPhotos
Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Don Edwards   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (43° 30'N, 101° 15'W)
     Recommended::   (43° 30'N, 101° 15'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 18 approved meteorites from South Dakota, United States
     This is 1 of 1834 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
Proximity search:
Find nearby meteorites: enter search radius (km):
Synonymshelp: Norris (In NHM Cat)

Direct link to this page