|Basic information||Name: Blackhawk Mountain|
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: United States
Mass: 20.2 g
This is 1 of 5330 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4. [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
|Comments:||Approved 10 Apr 2014|
Writeup from MB 103:
Blackhawk Mountain 34°24’53.47"N, 116°47’18.91"W
Found: 20 Oct 2012
Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H4)
History: Michael Mulgrew found one 20.16 g stone while searching for meterorites with Roy Miller, Robby Hoover, and Tom Poole on the Blackhawk landslide in Lucerne Valley, California. The single meteorite was an oriented, shaped like an elongated dome, with dark black primary fusion crust on the leading edge and a roll-over lip and secondary fusion crust on the trailing edge.
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 103, in preparation (2014)|
This is 1 of 253 approved meteorites from California, United States (plus 24 unapproved names)
This is 1 of 1786 approved meteorites from United States (plus 352 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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