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Bowesmont
Basic information Name: Bowesmont
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1962
Country: United States
Mass:help 2.27 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 32  (1964)  H
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10991 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [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 32:
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DISCOVERY OF BOWESMONT STONY METEORITE, USA

Name: BOWESMONT.

The place of fall or discovery:  Pembina County. North Dakota, USA; φ = 48°47' N, λ =  97°21' W.

Date of fall or discovery: FOUND, 1962; recognized 1963.

Class and type: STONY; probable olivine-bronzite chondrite.

Number of individual specimens:  1.

Total weight: 2.3 kg.

Circumstances of the fall or discovery: ---

Source: Report of Dr. Glenn 1. Huss (Denver, USA) in a letter IX.21 1964.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 32, Moscow (1964)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (48° 41'N, 97° 10'W)
     Recommended::   (48° 41'N, 97° 10'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 11 approved meteorites from North Dakota, United States (plus 2 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1834 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Bowesmont (a) (In NHM Cat)

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