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Bison
Basic information Name: Bison
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1958
Country: United States
Mass:help 11 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 62  (1984)  LL6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2853 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 62:
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DISCOVERY OF THE BISON, USA, STONY METEORITE

Name: BISON

Place of find: Rush County, Kansas, USA.

38°18'24"N., 99°42'36'V.

Date of find: 1958

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-hypersthene chondrite, amphoterite (LL6). Olivine Fa31.9.

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 3 kg, approximately

Circumstances of find: The single mass was found about 6.8 km N. of Bison.

Source: G.I Huss, P.O. Box 2098, Denver, Colorado 80201, USA; A.L. Graham, Department of Mineralogy, BM(NH), London, SW7 5BD.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 62, Meteoritics 19, 49-57 (1984)
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Don Edwards   
Jean-Michel Daillier   
Kansas Meteorites Society   
unknown   
Photos uploaded by members of the Encyclopedia of Meteorites.
    (Caution, these are of unknown reliability)
eraserhead Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Matteo Chinellato   
Michael S. Scherman Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Phil Schmitz Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Richard C Cavalieri   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (38° 18' 24"N, 99° 42' 36"W)
     Recommended::   (38° 18' 24"N, 99° 42' 36"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 147 approved meteorites from Kansas, United States (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1885 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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