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Bonnie Claire 001
Basic information Name: Bonnie Claire 001
     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 23 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9649 approved meteorites (plus 16 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [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 83:

Bonnie Claire 001 and 002

Nye County, Nevada, USA

Found 1998 May 2

Ordinary chondrites (H5)

Two meteorite fragments that fit together, weighing a total of 23.03 g (BC 001), and an 80.8 g stone (BC 002) were recovered by Nicholas Gessler from the surface of a dry lake near the town of Bonnie Claire; all three pieces were found within a meter of each other.  Mineralogy and classification by A. Rubin, UCLA. BC001: olivine, Fa19.2; shock stage, S2; weathering grade, W3. BC 002: olivine, Fa18.6; shock stage, S3; weathering grade, W2. Subtle chemical and textural differences cast some doubt on the pairing of BC 001 and 002. Specimens: type specimens, 7.6 g (BC 001) and 17.5 g (BC 002), UCLA; main masses, 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)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 83, MAPS 34, A169-A186 (1999)
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Bonnie Claire 001 (left)   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (37° 13'N, 117° 5'W)
     Recommended::   (37° 13'N, 117° 5'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 138 approved meteorites from Nevada, United States (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1834 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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