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Beer Bottle Pass
Basic information Name: Beer Bottle Pass
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: United States
Mass:help 8.9 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6526 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 84:

Beer Bottle Pass

Clark County , Nevada, USA

Found 1999 May 2

Ordinary chondrite (L5)

An 8.9 g chondrite was found by John Gwilliam while he was hunting for meteorites on Roach Dry Lake.  Classification and mineralogy (M.  McGehee, ASU): olivine, Fa22.5.  Specimens:  main mass with finder; type specimen, 1.0 g, ASU.

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ASU: Center for Meteorite Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287-1404, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2012)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (35° 40'N, 115° 20'W)
     Recommended::   (35° 39' 40"N, 115° 20' 0"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.6 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 131 approved meteorites from Nevada, United States (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1827 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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