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Blackwood Creek
Basic information Name: Blackwood Creek
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: United States
Mass:help 67 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5854 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)
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Writeup from MB 84:

Blackwood Creek

Hayes County, Kansas, USA

Found 1998 July

Ordinary chondrite (H6)

A 67 g oriented stone was found by Mr. Mike Jones, a student of paleontology at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, while he was digging for fossils. Classification and mineralogy (A. Rubin, UCLA): olivine, Fa19.5; shock stage, S2; weathering grade, W2. Specimens: type specimen, 10 g, UCLA; main mass, OShaw.

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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)
OShaw: Oza Shaw, P.O. Box 13213, Edwardsville, KS 66113, United States (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (40° 30'N, 101° 5'W)
     Recommended::   (40° 30'N, 101° 5'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 49 approved meteorites from Nebraska, United States
     This is 1 of 1834 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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