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Brainard
Basic information Name: Brainard
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1978
Country: United States
Mass:help 138.3 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 60  (1982)  Iron
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIIAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIIB
Recommended:  Iron, IIIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 310 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIIAB.   [show all]
Search for other: IIIAB irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
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Writeup from MB 60:
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DISCOVERY OF THE BRAINARD, USA, IRON METEORITE

Name: BRAINARD

Place of find: 5.6 km SE. of Brainard, Butler County, Nebraska, USA.

41°9'12"N., 96°57'18'W.

Date of find: Recognized 1978

Class and type: Iron. Octahedrite, medium.

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 138.6 kg

Circumstances of find: Ploughed up some years prior to 1978 and left in a field. Source: G.I Huss, letter of 26 February 1982.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 60, Meteoritics 17, 93-97 (1982)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (41° 9' 12"N, 96° 57' 18"W)
     Recommended::   (41° 9' 12"N, 96° 57' 18"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 49 approved meteorites from Nebraska, United States
     This is 1 of 1827 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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