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Brownfield (iron)
Basic information Name: Brownfield (iron)
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1960
Country: United States
Mass:help 1626 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 40  (1967)  Iron
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IID
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IID
Recommended:  Iron, IID    [explanation]

This is 1 of 24 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IID.   [show all]
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Writeup from MB 40:
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BROWNFIELD, Terry County, Texas, USA; φ = 33°13'N, λ = 102°11'W. Recognized 1966.

IRON, medium octahedrite.

1 specimen, weight 1.626 kg.

Meteorite was plowed up in field.

Source: report of Dr. G. I. Huss (Denver, USA) in a letter IV.28 1967.

Buchwald The following entries were found for Brownfield (iron) in Buchwald (1975)
[Buchwald, Vagn F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press, 1418 pp.]
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 40, Moscow (1967) reprinted Met. 5, 85-109 (1970)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (33° 13'N, 102° 11'W)
     Recommended::   (33° 13'N, 102° 11'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 311 approved meteorites from Texas, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 3 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1834 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Brownfield (1966) (In NHM Cat)

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