Bovedy (meteorite)

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Type Chondrite
Class Ordinary chondrite
Group L3
Country United Kingdom
Region Northern Ireland
Coordinates 54°34′N 6°20′W / 54.567°N 6.333°W / 54.567; -6.333Coordinates: 54°34′N 6°20′W / 54.567°N 6.333°W / 54.567; -6.333[1]
Observed fall Yes
Fall date April 1969
TKW 5.46 kg

Bovedy is a meteorite which on April 25, 1969 fell in the area of Bovedy, Northern Ireland. It hit the earth after entering the atmosphere over the Bristol Channel, traversing Wales and the Irish Sea before landing near Limavady.[2]

Composition and classification[edit]

Bovedy is an ordinary chondrite from the L group that is petrologic type 3.


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