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Peña Blanca Spring Meteorite 5.3g| Aubrite | Historic 1946 Fall

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On Offer: 5.3g Peña Blanca Spring Meteorite | Partial Slice

Official Name: Peña Blanca Spring

Mass: 5.3 grams

Type: Aubrite - Achondrite

Fall: 1946

Description: The aubrite is a very rare achondrite comprised mostly of the mineral enstatite. This specimen comes from my private collection. It was part of the original field collection that occurred in Texas immediately after the meteorite fell in 1946.  

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ID - PeñaBlanca2017001

OFFICIAL METEORITICAL SOCIETY ENTRY BELOW

Peña Blanca Spring
Basic information Name: Peña Blanca Spring
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1946
Country: United States
Mass:help 70 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:   5th Edition   (2000)   Aubrite
MetBase:   v. 7.1   (2006)   Aubrite
Recommended:   Aubrite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 67 approved meteorites classified as Aubrite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Aubrites, Enstatite achondrites, and Enstatite-rich meteorites

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