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Bluewing 001
Basic information Name: Bluewing 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: United States
Mass:help 6.1 g
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Eucrite
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  Eucrite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Eucrite-mmict
Recommended:  Eucrite-mmict    [explanation]

This is 1 of 272 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-mmict.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Writeup from MB 85:

Bluewing 001

Pershing County, Nevada, USA

Found 2000 June 14

Achondrite (eucrite) A 6.1 g stone was found by Paul Gessler while he was searching for meteorites on Bluewing Flat. Classification and analysis (P. Warren, UCLA): subophitic texture; pyroxene grains are mostly <1 mm and zoned from En67.5Wo4.8 to En6Wo25 to En3Wo15; plagioclase is zoned from An89 to An75, average An82; minor and trace phases include silica, ilmenite, phosphate, fayalite, K-feldspar, metal and troilite; bulk composition is similar to Stannern and Bouvante. See also Warren and Gessler (2001). Specimens: type specimen, 1.15 g, UCLA; main mass, Gessler.

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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
Gessler: Nicholas Gessler, 2010 Calgary Lane, Los Angeles, CA 90077, United States (private address; updated 7 Jul 2016)
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Paul Gessler   

United States
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (40° 15'N, 118° 56'W)
     Recommended::   (40° 14' 58"N, 118° 56' 13"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.3 km apart

     This is 1 of 157 approved meteorites from Nevada, United States (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1891 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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