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Holbrook (official name)
Arizona
The original site revisited...
Primm (official name)
35 40' N - 115 22' W
Air Photo - Topographic Map
Clark County, Nevada, USA
Site found by Nicholas Gessler 1997 December 23
Ordinary chondrite (H5)

104 meteorite fragments weighing a total of 3.383 kg were recovered by Nicholas Gessler after an extensive search of Roach Dry Lake. Many of the fragments could be fit together to form larger pieces. The largest individual fragments weighed 281, 202, 137, 122, 109, and 101 g. The strewn field measured approximately 1 by 2 miles. Mineralogy and classification (A. Rubin, UCLA) olivine, Fa 18.5; shock stage, S2; weathering grade,W3. Specimens type specimen, 27 g, UCLA; main mass, Gessler.

Roach [Dry Lake] (official name)
35 38' N - 115 22' W
Air Photo - Topographic Map
Clark County, Nevada, USA
Site found by Nicholas Gessler 1998 January 2
Ordinary chondrite (LL6)

Three fresh meteorite fragments that fit together, weighing a total of 10.56 g, were recovered within 25 m of each other by Nicholas Gessler after an extensive search of Roach Dry Lake. Mineralogy and classification (A. Rubin, UCLA) olivine, Fa 30.4; shock stage, S2; weathering grade,W0. Specimens type specimen, 3.3 g, UCLA; main mass, Gessler.

Bonnie Claire 001 (official name)
37 13' N - 117 5' W
Air Photo - Topographic Map
Nye County, Nevada, USA
Site found by Nicholas Gessler 1998 May 2
Ordinary chondrite (H5)

Two meteorite fragments that fit together, weighing a total of 23.03 g, were recovered by Nicholas Gessler from the surface of the dry lake nearest Bonnie Claire. The two fragments and the unrelated meteorite, Bonnie Claire 002, were found within one meter of each other. Mineralogy and classification (A. Rubin, UCLA) olivine, Fa 19.2; shock stage, S2; weathering grade,W3. Specimens type specimen, 7.6 g, UCLA; main mass, Gessler.

Bonnie Claire 002 (official name)
37 13 N - 117 5' W
Air Photo - Topographic Map
Nye County, Nevada, USA
Site found by Nicholas Gessler 1998 May 2
Ordinary chondrite (H5)

An 80.8 g stone was recovered by Nicholas Gessler from the surface of the dry lake nearest Bonnie Claire. It was found within one meter of the unrelated meteorite, Bonnie Claire 001. Mineralogy and classification (A. Rubin, UCLA) olivine, Fa 18.6; shock stage, S3; weathering grade,W2. Specimens type specimen, 17.5 g, UCLA; main mass, Gessler.

Alkali [Lake] (official name)
37 52' N - 117 24' W
Esmeralda County, Nevada, USA
Air Photo - Topographic Map
Site found by Nicholas Gessler 1998 July 20
Ordinary chondrite (H6)

Two stones, weighing a total of 30.47 g, were recovered two miles apart by Nicholas Gessler from the dry surface of Alkali Lake. Mineralogy and classification (A. Rubin, UCLA) olivine, Fa 19.3; shock stage, S2; weathering grade,W2. Specimens type specimen, 5.4 g, UCLA; main mass, Gessler.

Coyote Dry Lake - 25 May 1995
Site found by Bob Verish and independently by Nicholas Gessler 1998 December 21.
Undisclosed California locality.

Ordinary chondrites:
Type "A" (thin section of #1) an H5, S2, W3, olivine Fa 18.7 +/- 0.3
Type "B" (thin section of #51) an H4, S2, W1, olivine Fa 18.5 +/- 0.3
Type "C" (thin section of # 52) an H5, S2, W5, olivine Fa 18.4 +/- 0.3
This locality is currently under study.

Bluewing
Site found by Paul Gessler - 28 October 1999
Nevada, USA.

Tungsten Mountain
Site found by Paul Gessler - 28 February 2000
Nevada, USA.
011 - CV3

Cudeback Dry Lake - March 2000
Locality searched by the Southern California Meteorite Recovery Group, individual found by Nick Gessler.

Superstition (name pending approval)
32
52' N - 115 47' W
Imperial County, California, USA
Air Photo - Topographic Map
Site found by Nicholas Gessler, August 15, 2000
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Ordinary Chondrite (H5)

One chondrite, two paired individuals, found within meters of one another in the open desert south of an unnamed dry lake south of the Superstition Range at the close of a day of 110 degree temperatures and high humidity.

Ordinary Chondrites:
001 - 202g H5 S2 W4 Fa18.8+/-0.4

002 - 131g H5 S2 W4 Fa19.0+/-0.2

Kumiva Valley (official name)
Site found by Nick Gessler - 19 March 2001
- Kumiva Valley, Pershing County, Nevada.

Diamond Valley
Site found by Nick Gessler - 17 August 2001 - Diamond Valley, Euraka County, Nevada.
001 - H5 19.4 +/- 0.3 S2
W3
NWA 1858 - An Interesting Impact Melt Clast in a Chondrite from Morocco
This 8x8mm clast is the largest of several revealed in the first exploratory cut of this meteorite. Scale is in millimeters.
Single piece. 647.84 grams total weight; 39.26 grams to UCLA.
H3.7 breccia Fa 17.9 3.5 mol% (n=15) W2 S1 (Alan Rubin)
Lucerne Dry Lake, California
Various small finds by Nick Gessler