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Brownell
Basic information Name: Brownell
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1971
Country: United States
Mass:help 2 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 63  (1985)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10989 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 63:
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DISCOVERY OF THE BROWNELL, USA, STONY METEORITE

Name: BROWNELL

Place of find: Ness County, Kansas, USA.

38°41'48"N., 99°42'30"W.

Date of find: 1971, approximately.

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-hypersthene chondrite (L6). Olivine Fa25.2.

Number of individual

specimens: 2

Total weight: 2 kg, approximately.

Circumstances of find: One mass of 1108 g was found at the middle west boundary of the NW. 1/4, sec. 6, T17S, R21W. The second stone, weighing just over 900 g, was found 1.8 km NE. of this between 1970 and 1972.

Source: A.E. Rubin and W.F. Read, 1984. The Brownell and Ness County (1894) L6 chondrites. Further sorting out of the Ness County meteorites. Meteoritics 19, 153.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 63, Meteoritics 20, 275-283 (1985)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (38° 41' 48"N, 99° 42' 30"W)
     Recommended::   (38° 41' 48"N, 99° 42' 30"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1.1 m apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 144 approved meteorites from Kansas, United States (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1834 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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