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Benguerir

November’s meteorite of the month is Benguerir, an (LL6) ordinary chondrite that fell in Morocco in 2004. According to the Meteoritical Bulletin (MB 89): A meteorite shower was witnessed to …

Apt

October’s meteorite of the month is Apt, an (L6) ordinary chondrite that fell October 8, 1803, in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region of southeastern France. A report of the fall was …

Sericho

Sericho is a pallasite found in Kenya in 2016. According to the Meteoritical Bulletin (MB 106, in prep): In 2016, two brothers were searching for their camels and came across …

Noblesville

Noblesville is an ordinary (H4-6) chondrite that fell in Indiana, the evening of August 1st, 1991. According to the Meteoritical Bulletin (MB 72): "The stone passed two witnesses, Brodie Spaulding …

Moss

Moss is a CO3.6 carbonaceous chondrite that fell the morning of July 14, 2006, in Østfold, Norway. According to the Meteoritical Bulletin (MB 91): At about 10:20 am on July …

Dishchii’bikoh

Dishchii’bikoh is an (LL7) ordinary chondrite that fell the morning of June 2, 2016, near the eastern Arizona community of Cibecue. Photo: ASU/CMS. From the Meteoritical Bulletin (MB 106): History: …

Katol

Katol is an (L6) ordinary chondrite that fell over the town of Katol, in the Nagpur District of India, the afternoon of May 22, 2012.   The Meteoritical Bulletin (MB …

Aioun el Atrouss

Aioun el Atrouss is a diogenite (achondrite) that fell April 17, 1974, in southeastern Mauritania.   According to the Meteoritical Bulletin (MB 56): A fireball was observed and a sonic …

Monahans (1998)

Monahans (1998) is an (H5) ordinary chondrite that fell in Ward County, Texas, the evening of March 22, 1998.   According to the Meteoritical Bulletin (MB 82): Two stones, weighing …

Juancheng

Juancheng is an H5 (ordinary) chondrite that fell late the night of February 15, 1997 in Shandong Province, China.  More than 1,000 individual stones, totaling over 100 kg of material, …

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Benguerir

November’s meteorite of the month is Benguerir, an (LL6) ordinary chondrite that fell in Morocco in 2004. According to the Meteoritical Bulletin (MB 89): A meteorite shower was witnessed to …


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