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Bacqueville
Basic information Name: Bacqueville
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: France
Mass:help 395 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6120 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Revised 2 Jan 2020: refined coords
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Writeup from MB 87:

Bacqueville

France

Found 1999 August 15

Ordinary chondrite (H6)

A 395 g single stone was found by Mr. Trehour, who was looking for metallic and archaeological objects in a field close to the forest of Bacqueville. A few weeks later, when he cut the stone, he realized it might be a meteorite. Classification (M. Denise, MNHNP): olivine, Fo18.96; low Ca-pyroxene Fs17.26, shock stage S3, weathering grade W5. Specimens: main mass Thierry Tréhour (finder); type specimen 33.8 g, MNHNP.

Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Thierry Trehour   
Geography:

France
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (49° 19' 35"N, 1° 21' 18"E)
Note: the MetBase and recommended coordinates are 0.9 km apart

Statistics:
     This is the only approved meteorite from Haute-Normandie, France
     This is 1 of 77 approved meteorites from France (plus 12 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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