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Thatcher
Basic information Name: Thatcher
     This is NOT an official name: Pseudo meteorite.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1963
Country: United States
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 52  (1974)  Terrestrial rock
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Pseudometeorite
Recommended:  Pseudometeorite    [explanation]

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Writeup from MB 52:
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DISCREDITING OF THE THATCHER, COLORADO, STONY METEORITE

Name: THATCHER

Las Animas County, Colorado.

This specimen was examined by Brian Mason in March, 1973 and found to be a piece of olivine basalt.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 52, Meteoritics 9, 101-121 (1974)
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United States
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     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (37° 33'N, 104° 9'W)
     Recommended::   (37° 33'N, 104° 9'W)
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