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Peña Blanca Spring
Basic information Name: Peña Blanca Spring
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1946
Country: United States
Mass:help 70 kg
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Aubrite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Aubrite
Recommended:  Aubrite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 83 approved meteorites classified as Aubrite.   [show all]
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United States
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 8'N, 103° 7'W)
     Recommended::   (30° 7' 30"N, 103° 7' 0"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.9 km apart

     This is 1 of 317 approved meteorites from Texas, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 3 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1929 approved meteorites from United States (plus 866 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Marathon (In NHM Cat)
Peña Blanca Springs (From MetBase)

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