Classification is requisite for a meteorite to be officially recognized by the Meteorite Nomenclature Committee, the international body of scientists who assess meteorite finds. The team mapped the location of every fragment as it was found, and they recorded how deep it was in the soil or if it was found right at the surface."
Meteoritical Society Bulletin No. 82
Gold Basin meteorite officially classified in this publication.
METEORITE! Magazine - May 1998
Geoff Notkin's article about amateurs assisting professionals.
ARCHIVED POSTINGS ON THE METEORITECENTRAL MAILING LIST:
Ron Baalke's original posting on the Mailing List
Jim Kreigh's response to a "Gold Basin Hunt" as posted on the Mailing List
Jim Dawdy's reply posting on the Mailing List
Mike Farmer's 2/23/98 posting on the Mailing List
Mike Farmer's 3/19/98 posting on the Mailing List
John Blennert's 4/03/98 posting on the Mailing List
Reiteration of Blennert's 4/03/98 posting on the Mailing List