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Brandon
Basic information Name: Brandon
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1975
Country: United States
Mass:help 7.58 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 72  (1992)  L6/7
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6/7
Recommended:  L6/7    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9 approved meteorites classified as L6/7.   [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 72:
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Brandon

Perkins County, Nebraska, USA

Found August 1975

Stone. Ordinary chondrite (L6/7).

A mass of 7.58 kg was found by Bob Harmon in a grain field. Olivine Fa25.8, silicates highly recrystallized, analysis and thin section, A. L. Graham, The Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, UK. Information and main mass, Terry E. Schmidt, Tiara Observatory, P. O. Box 1059, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80901, USA.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 72, Meteoritics 27, 109-117 (1992)
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Don Edwards   
Matteo Chinellato   
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Phil Schmitz   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (40° 48' 36"N, 101° 48' 6"W)
     Recommended::   (40° 48' 36"N, 101° 48' 6"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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