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Basic information Name: Bendegó
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1784
Country: Brazil
Mass:help 5.36 t
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IC
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IC
Recommended:  Iron, IC    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IC.   [show all]
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Buchwald The following entries were found for Bendegó in Buchwald (1975)
[Buchwald, Vagn F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press, 1418 pp.]
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     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (10° 7'S, 39° 12'W)
     Recommended::   (10° 7'S, 39° 12'W)

     This is 1 of 6 approved meteorites from Bahia, Brazil (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 87 approved meteorites from Brazil (plus 6 unapproved names) (plus 7 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Adon (In NHM Cat)
Bahia (In NHM Cat)
Bemdego (In NHM Cat)
Bendengo (From MetBase)
Bendengó (In NHM Cat)
Bendigo (In NHM Cat)
Benego (From MetBase)
Benegó (In NHM Cat)
Sergipe (In NHM Cat)
Wollaston's Iron (In NHM Cat)

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