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Bridgewater meteorite, Bridgewater, Burke Co., North Carolina, USAi
Regional Level Types
Bridgewater meteoriteMeteorite Fall Location
Bridgewater- not defined -
Burke Co.County
North CarolinaState

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
35° 43' North , 81° 52' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Meteorite Class:
Meteoritical Society Class:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
Glen Alpine1,500 (2017)8.0km
Marion7,861 (2017)13.4km
Salem2,218 (2017)15.4km
West Marion1,348 (2017)15.7km
Morganton16,692 (2017)16.7km

Found 1890, Type : Octahedrite,medium (.65mm)(IID) 30 lb specimen

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

4 valid minerals.

Meteorite/Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2S4
Reference: Buchwald,Vagn F.,(1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites
Formula: Fe
Reference: Buchwald,Vagn F.,(1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites
Iron var: Kamacite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Reference: Buchwald,Vagn F.,(1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites
Reference: Buchwald,Vagn F.,(1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites
Formula: (Fe,Ni)3P
Reference: Buchwald,Vagn F.,(1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Reference: Buchwald,Vagn F.,(1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
var: Kamacite1.AE.05(Fe,Ni)
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Metals, other than the Platinum Group
var: Kamacite,Ni)
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.

List of minerals for each chemical element

P Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
S DaubréeliteFe2+Cr23+S4
Cr DaubréeliteFe2+Cr23+S4
Fe Taenite(Fe,Ni)
Fe Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
Fe Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Fe DaubréeliteFe2+Cr23+S4
Fe IronFe
Ni Taenite(Fe,Ni)
Ni Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
Ni Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)

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