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Bluewing 039
Basic information Name: Bluewing 039
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: United States
Mass:help 42 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5782 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 9 Aug 2019
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Writeup from MB 108:

Bluewing 039        40°16.663’N, 118°56.800’W

Nevada, USA

Find: 2014 May 27

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H4)

History: Found in 2014 May 27 by Robert Verish, while he was visually searching the surface of the dry lake for meteorites.

Physical characteristics: Brown, orange-segment-shaped, weathered fragment, with chondrules standing out in relief in a friable matrix. Cut surface reveals a mottled interior in various shades of brown.

Petrography: (D. Sheikh, FSU) Composed of small to medium-sized chondrules (average ~0.35 mm) in a fine-grained matrix.

Geochemistry: Olivine, Fa17.6±1.1 (N=25); orthopyroxene, Fs15.7±1.3Wo 1.6±0.6 (N=25).

Classification: Ordinary Chondrite (H4)

Specimens: 8.4 grams at UCLA; main mass with Verish.

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Nevada
Origin or pseudonym:drylake
Date:2014 May 27
Latitude:40°16.663'N
Longitude:118°56.800'W
Mass (g):42
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):17.6±1.1 (N=25)
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.7±1.3 (N=25)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6±0.6 (N=25)
Classifier:D. Sheikh, FSU
Type spec mass (g):8.4
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Verish
Finder:Robert Verish
Comments:Fieldname = UU140527; thin-section ID# = V-BW-V; submitted by Daniel Sheikh
Institutions
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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)
FSU: Department of Geological Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee FL 32306-4100, United States (institutional address; updated 16 Dec 2010)
Verish: Robert Verish, Meteorite-Recovery Lab, P.O. Box 463084, Escondido, CA 92046, United States; Website (private address; updated 27 May 2009)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (40° 16' 40"N, 118° 56' 48"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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