©Meteoritical Society, 1994
The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 77, 1994 November

The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 77, 1994 November*

* Prepared by the Nomenclature Committee of the Meteoritical Society under the Editorship of F. Wlotzka. Members for 1995 are AA. W. R. Bevan, M. M. Grady, M. M. Lindstrom, H. Y. McSween, N. Nakamura, M. I. Petaev, M. Prinz, A. E. Rubin, E. R. D. Scott, (Chair), D. W. G. Sears, S. Wang and F. Wlotzka.

by

FRANK WLOTZKA

Max-Planck-Institut fur Chemie, Abteilung Kosmochemie, P. O. Box 3060,
D-55020 Mainz, Germany (Received 1994 August 16)
From Meteoritics, volume 29, number 6 (1994)
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Abstract. This Meteoritical Bulletin is again dominated by meteorite finds from hot and cold deserts: 99 from the Nullarbor, 12 from the Sahara, and 35 from Antarctica. Besides 161 ordinary chondrites, it lists 5 irons (Colton, Hidden Valley, Miles, Tagounite, Tres Castillos), 2 ureilites (FRO90168, Hughes 009), 1 howardite (ALH 88135), 1 CV3 (Axtell), 1 CK4 (Sleeper Camp 006), and 2 enstatite chondrites (ALH 88070, Forrest 033). Three of the meteorites are falls.


Acfer 043
2731'N, 355'E
A single stone of 121 g was found. Type specimen, classification, analysis (olivine Fa18.4, pyroxene Fs15.9), and information: G. Kurat, Naturhistorisches Museum, P. O. Box 417, A-1014 Vienna, Austria. Main mass, G. Stangl, Graz, Austria.

Acfer 316 - 320

More finds from Acfer and other areas of the Sahara (see "Aguemour") were analyzed and classified, Table 1. Analysts: T. Geiger and T. Grund. Type specimens, classification and information: T. Geiger and A. Bischoff, Institut fur Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, D-48149 Munster, Germany. The main masses are at the Museum fur Naturkunde, Humboldt Universitat, Invalidenstr. 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany.

TABLE 1. Acfer 316-320 meteorites.
Name Coordinates Wt . N Class Fa Fs
    (g)     mol% mol%
Acfer 316 2741.25'N, 414.70'E 126 1 H6 (S3)1 21.4 19.1
Acfer 317 2735.56'N, 424.09'E 878 12 H5 (S3) 19.9 17.5
Acfer 318 2733.02'N, 359.88'E 292 3 H5 (S4) 19.6 17.3
Acfer 319 2733.12'N, 348.97'E 2393 1 L6 (S3) 22 19.5
Acfer 320 2727.64'N, 353.28'E 167 1 H5 (S3) 19.4 17.4
1) Shock stage after Stoffler et al (1991)

Aguemour 010-016

See "Acfer" entry for conditions of find, analysts and main mass. Details of classification and mass are given in Table 2.

TABLE 2. Aguemour 010-016 meteorites.
Name Coordinates Wt. N Class Fa Fs
    (g)     mol% mol%
Aguemour 010 2721.63'N, 456.68'E 367 1 H5 (S2)1 19.2 17.5
Aguemour 011 2721.02'N, 412.15'E 207 1 H4 (S2) 19.1 17
Aguemour 012 2731.05'N, 411.46'E 347 1 H5 (S3) 19.5 17.2
Aguemour 013 2734.19'N, 431.53'E 364 1 L5 (S3) 22.8 19.7
Aguemour 014 2734.68'N, 419.35'E 167 1 L5 (S3)2 23.4 20.3
Aguemour 015 2730.58'N, 409.67'E 1106 1 L4 (S3) 24.4 20.8
Aguemour 016 2735.50'N, 419.01'E 177 1 L5 (S3) 22.9 19.4
1 Shock stage after Stoffler et al. (1991)
2 Shock veins

Allan Hills 88070-88159
7643'S, 15920'E approx.
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A German-American Team (see Meteoritical Bulletin 69) found 198 stones. They are curated by EUROMET at The Open University, Planetary Science Unit, Dept. of Earth Sciences, Milton Keynes MK7 6AA, UK. Classification and analysis by Robert Hutchison and Eleanor Grant, The Natural History Museum, London SWS SBD, UK (Table 3). Requests for samples may be made to the Chairman of the EUROMET Meteorites Working Group, Robert Hutchison.

TABLE 3. ALH 88070-88159 meteorites.
Name Wt. Class Fa Fs
  (g)   mol.% mol.%
ALH 88070 12.12 EH3 absent 0-22
    contains perryite, niningerite
ALH 88072 12.33 H5 17.3 16.1
ALH 88073 12.47 LL(L?)3 9-40 variable
ALH 88074 12.42 H5 19 17.1
ALH 88081 11.14 H5 17.7 16
ALH 88083 11.86 H4 19.5 17.4
ALH 88091 9.36 H5 19 16.8
ALH 88095 8.45 H5 19.7 17.8
ALH 88098 8.51 LL(L?)3 9-37 variable
ALH 88119 5.06 H7 18.8 17.1
    clear plag., An11
ALH 88124 5.39 H5 18.6 17
ALH 88129 4.68 L(LL?)3 2-25 3-21
ALH 88135 4.75 Howardite+ 17.5,21 16,19
ALH 88148 2.4 H5 18.9 16.8
ALH 88149 2.76 H5 18.8 17.3
ALH 88155 2.44 H5 18.9 17.5
ALH 88159 2.12 H4 19.2 16.8
+ Howardite, composed dominantly of comminuted eucrite and diogenite; plag. An92-79, clasts of olivine/hypersthene intergrowth Fa21, Fs19.

Axtell
3139.6'N, 9658.3'W

A single stone of 6.2 kg was found while ploughing. Classification and thin section analysis by Simon et al. (1994a) and Casanova and Simon (1994): olivines and low-Ca pyroxenes average Fa7 and Fs1, respectively; texture and oxygen isotope ratios (analysis R. N. Clayton) are much like those of Allende. However, Axtell shows pervasive weathering of matrix minerals and has a 60Co concentration and refractory inclusions that are unlike those of typical Allende specimens. Natural and induced thermoluminescence data are also consistent with this meteorite not being paired with Allende; see Simon et al. (1994b). Distribution: 670 g and type sections at Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago; 740 g, James Schwade; 331 g, Marlin Cilz; 322 g, Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris; 264 g, Blaine Reed; 165 g, Max-Planck-Institut fur Chemie, Mainz. Discovery details: Blaine Reed, 907 County Road 207 #17, Durango, Colorado 81301, USA.

Boorabie, see "Nullarbor meteorites," Table 7

Camel Donga, see "Nullarbor meteorites," Table 7

Carlisle Lakes, see "Nullarbor meteorites," Table 7

Colton
4634'14" N, 1175'55" W

A weathered iron mass of 19.67 kg was found by David Bauer as he walked across his field. The find site is 2 km ENE of Colton, a small town about halfway between Pullman and Clarkston, Washington. Composition: 8.4% Ni, 20.5 ppm Ga, 0.63 ppm Ir, 0.98 ppm Au; John T. Wasson, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90024-1567, USA. Classification, information and main mass: Roy S. Clarke, Division of Meteorites, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. 20560, USA.

Colville Lake, see "Nullarbor meteorites," Table 7

Cook, see "Nullarbor meteorites," Table 6

Deakin, see "Nullarbor meteorites," Table 7

El Faiyum
29 17'N, 30 517.

One piece of 73.5 g was found on sandy soil. Classification and analysis: olivine Fa19.1 pyroxene Fs17.4Wo0.5, Jurgen Otto, Mineralog. Petrogr. Institut der Universitat, Albert-Strasse 23 b, D-79104 Freiburg. Main mass: Swiss Meteorite Laboratory, P.O.Box 126, CH-8750 Glarus, Switzerland.

Erldunda
2517'47.3", 13312'0.2"E

Four fragments weighing 190 g total were found. Classification and analysis: olivine Fa19.6, weathering grade W5; Charles F. Lewis, Center for Meteorite Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona S5287, USA, and Frank Wlotzka, Max-Planck-Institut fur Chemic, D-55122 Mainz, Germany. Main mass and information: Blaine Reed, 907 County Road 207 #17, Durango, Colorado 81301, USA.

Escalon
27 0'N, 1040'W

A stone of 54.3 g was found by Dr. Luis Maeda-Villalobos under unknown circumstances. Classification, main mass, information: Gerardo Sanchez-Rubio, Instituto de Geologia, UNAM, Ciudad Universitaria, Apdo. Postal 70-296, 04510 Mexico, D.F., Mexico. Analysis: olivine Fa19.0, pyroxene Fs16.0; M. Naito and A.M. Reyes-Salas, address as above.

Forrest, see "Nullarbor meteorites," Table 7

Forrest Lakes, see "Nullarbor meteorites," Table 7

Frontier Mountain 90163-90241
7259'27"S, 16020'33 "E

About 250 meteorite specimens were found by a EUROMET team, supported by Italy and its Terra Nova base (see Meteoritical Bulletin, Nos. 72, 73, 74). The meteorites are curated by EUROMET at The Open University, Planetary Science Unit, Dept. of Earth Sciences, Milton Keynes MK7 6AA, UK. Requests for samples may be made to the Chairman of the EUROMET Meteorites Working Group, Robert Hutchison, The Natural History Museum, London SW7 SBD, UK. See also Bland (1993).

TABLE 4. FRO 90163-90241 meteorites.
  Wt. (g) Class Fa (mol.%) Fs (mol.%) Cmt1
FRO90163 24.05 L4-6 br 25.1 18.9 (1)
FRO90164 80.8 L4 24.1 20.8 (2)
FRO90165 2.1 H5 19.1 17.2 (2)
FRO90166 24.41 H6 18.7 16.8 (2)
FRO90167 10.84 H4 18.5 16.4 (2)
FRO90168 14.26 Ureilite 20(core)-3(rim) 16 (2)2
FRO90170 2.53 H6 19.1 17.0 (2)
FRO90171 13.4 H5 18.5 16.5 (2)
FRO90172 65.86 L5 25.9 21.7 (2)
FRO90173 3.56 H4 16-19 17.7 (2)
FRO90203 11.31 H6 19.2 19.9 (1)
FRO90212 3.7 L6/7 23.1 22.5 (1)
FRO90221 3.25 H6 18.1 16.8 (1)
FRO90227 2.45 H6 18.6 18.8 (1)
FRO90236 165.7 H5 18.5 18.1 (1)
FRO90238 17.41 H5 18.3 18.2 (1)
FRO90240 1.05 L6 25.0 23.6 (1)
FRO90241 2.29 L6/7 25.4 23.3 (1)
1 (1) P. A. Bland and L. Folco, The Open University and University of Siena, Italy; (2) R. Hutchison and E. Grant, The Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, UK.
2 paired with FRO 90036. Olivines are mosaiced, indicating a high degree of shock. Rare pyroxenes are Wo1-3En83Fs16, contains Fe3Si, also troilite.

Gunnadorah,
see "Nullarbor meteorites," Table 7

Hidden Valley
197'S, 14525'E

A mass of 7 kg was found during prospecting for opals. Classification and analysis: Ni 8.19%, Co 0.50%, Ga 20.1 ppm, As 4.7 ppm, Re 570 ppb, Ir 4.99 ppm, Pt 9.6 ppm, Au 0.665 ppm; John T. Wasson, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90024-1567, USA. Information and main mass: Swiss Meteorite Laboratory, P. O. Box 126, CH- 8750 Glarus, Switzerland.

Hughes, see "Nullarbor meteorites," Table 6

Jonah
3037.5'N, 9732.0'W

A highly weathered stone of 1304 g was found by farmer G. Wendland while ploughing a field. Information, classification and analysis: olivine Fa18.5 (PMD 0.6%), pyroxene Fs17.5 (PMD 1%); Michael Zolensky, SN2, NASA/Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas 77058, USA. Main mass; 1.1 kg, Blaine Reed, 907 County Road 207 017, Durango, Colorado 81301, USA; 153 g, John Martin, Oklahoma Meteorite Laboratory, P. O. Box 1923, Stillwater, Oklahoma 74076, USA; Research specimen, PTS and 24 g, M. Lindstrom, SN2, NASA/Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas 77058, USA.

Kinclaven, see "Nullarbor meteorites," Table 7

Kybo, see "Nullarbor meteorites," Table 7

Lake Frome 001-005
3042'38.2"S, 14009'5.1"E

Five stones were found within a distance of <3 km, the coordinates given are those of Lake Frome 001. Table 5 lists the meteorites; data from Charles F. Lewis, Center for Meteorite Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287, USA, and Frank Wlotzka, Max-Planck-Institut fur Chemie, D-55122 Mainz, Germany. Information and main masses; Blaine Reed, 907 County Road 207 017, Durango, Colorado 81301, USA.

TABLE 5. Lake Frome 001-005 meteorites.
Name Location Wt. N Class Fa WG1
    (g)     mol%  
Lake Frome 001 see above 32.5 1 H5 19.0  
Lake Frome 002 0.5 km S of 001 201 1 H5 18.4 W5
Lake Frome 003 0.5 km S of 001 5 1 H6 19.2  
Lake Frome 004 3 km NW of 001 107 1 H6 19.6 W3
Lake Frome 005 0.3 km NE of 001 54 1 L5 24.9 W3
1 Weathering grade. See footnote 2, Table 6-8.

Loongana, see "Nullarbor meteorites," Table 7

Lynch, see "Nullarbor meteorites," Table 7

Maroo
2544'S, 14257'E

One stone of 236 g was found. Classification and analysis: olivine Fa30.8, weathering grade W5; Charles F. Lewis, Center for Meteorite Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287, USA, and Frank Wlotzka, Max-Planck-Institut fur Chemie, D-55122 Mainz, Germany. Main mass and information: Blaine Reed, 907 County Road 207 #17, Durango, Colorado 81301, USA.

Mason, see "Nullarbor meteorites," Table 7

Menzyswil
4649.12?4, 713.09'E

Two pieces of this meteorite (24.8 and 4.1 g) turned up in a private meteorite collection. A label signed by M. Musy, then curator of the Fribourg Natural History Museum, says: "Found at Menzyswil July 1903 before a barn next to a hole, made by a flash of lightning. The farmers say that the stone fell with the lightning and shattered when it hit the ground; it was hot, when they picked it up." Classification and analysis: olivine Fa23.5, pyroxene Fs20.6Wo0.5, plagioclase Ab86.9Or3.5; Jurgen Otto, Mineralog. Petrogr. Institut der Universitat, Albert-Strasse 23 b, D-79104 Freiburg. Mass: 24.8 g in the Museum d'Histoire Naturelle, Fribourg, Switzerland; and 4.1 g Bally-Prior Museum, Schonenwerd, Switzerland. Information; Swiss Meteorite Laboratory, Rolf Biihler, P. O. Box 126, CH-8750 Glarus, Switzerland.

Miles
2750'S, 15020'E

A mass of about 265 kg was found on open shrub farmland. Classification and analysis: 7.96% Ni, 0.443% Co, 182 ppm Cu, 26.6 ppm Ga, 9.52 ppm As, 0.86 ppm W, 100 ppb Re, 1.12 ppm Ir, 4.6 ppm Pt, 1.13 ppm Au; John T. Wasson, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90024-1567, USA. The main mass remains in Australia, about 100 kg of it were exported with legal permission to the USA by Marvin Killgore, P. O. Box 95, Payson, Arizona 85647, USA. Information: T. Kapitany, Collectors Corner, Gardenworld, Springvale Rd., Keysborough, Victoria 3173, Australia.

Muckera, see "Nullarbor meteorites," Table 6

Mundrabilla, see "Nullarbor meteorites," Table 7

Nullarbor Plain, Australia, meteorites
New meteorite finds from the Nullarbor plain are listed in Table 6 (South Australia) and in Table 7 (Western Australia). The source of information and analysis and location of main mass are given in the "Comments" column. The names chosen for Western Australian finds correspond to the scheme by Bevan and Binns (1989); the names for finds from South Australia to the scheme by Bevan and Pring (1993). Table 8 lists meteorites from the Nullarbor, for which the exact localities are not known. Footnotes follow Table 8 and apply to Tables 6-8.

TABLE 6. Meteorites from the Nullarbor Plain, South Australia.
Name Coordinates Year Wt.1 N Class Fa Fs WG2 Comments3
      (g)     mol% mol%    
Cook 007 3037S, 13025'E 1989 100kg frags. H4 19.4     A
Cook 009 3030.41'S, 13024.24'E 1991 84.2 1 H4 19.1 17.3   B
Hughes 009 3025'S, 12949'E 1991 108 2 Ureilite 12     C
Hughes 010 3015.81'S, 12948.62'E ? 71 1 L6 24.9 21.0   D
Hughes 011 3014'S, 12905'E 1991 263 1 L4 24.5   W4 E
Hughes 012 3017'S, 12934'E 1991 25 1 H5 19.3   W4 E
Hughes 013 3039.7'S, 12907.0'E 1991 4 kg frags. H5, S1 20.1 182 W4 F
Hughes 014 3039.12'S, 12932.41'E 1991 57.5 3 L5/6 24.3 20.6 C G
Hughes 015 3031.00'S, 12911.52'E 1991 31.2 1 L3.8 21.4+4.1 14.7+11.7 C G
Hughes 016 3032.82'S, 12911.35'E 1991 58 1 L6 25.4 24.1 C G
Hughes 017 3033.10'S, 12913.28'E 1991 138 1 H6 19.0 17.0 C G
Hughes 018 3034.08'S, 12942.78'E 1991 53.5 9 frag H5/6 19.4 17.2 C G
Hughes 019 3010.10'S, 12902.51'E 1991 90.5 1+ H5 19.0 16.5 B G
Hughes 020 3016.48'S, 12901.11'E 1991 23.6 1 L6 25.7 21.5 B/C G
Hughes 021 3040.08'S, 12927.72'E 1991 159.9 4 frag L3 24.2+62 13.5+13 A/B G
Hughes 022 3012.95'S, 12943.25'E 1991 104 1 L5/6 25.0 21.1 C G
Hughes 023 3005.10'S, 12906.17E 1991 111 1 LL6 31.3 25.4 B G
Muckera 003 3010.53'S, 13005.34'E ? 104 1 L6, S3 25.7 21 7 B D
Muckera 004 3022'S, 13005'E 1991 48 1 H5 19.7   W3 E
Muckera 005 3022.17S, 1303.32'E 1991 1200 1 L6 25.0   W2 E
Muckera 006 3022'S, 13005'E 1991 20 1 LL5 30.2   W3 E
Muckera 007 3022'S, 13005'E 1991 14 1 L 23.6   W3 shock melt, E
Muckera 008 3021'S, 13002'E 1991 ? 1 L5 24.6   W2 E
Muckera 009 3022'S, 13005'E 1991 8 2 L5 24.8   W3 E
Muckera 010 3022'S, 13005'E 1991 18 1 L6 25.4   W5 E
Muckera 011 3022'S, 13005'E 1991 26 1 L6 25.1   W4 E
Muckera 012 3021'S, 13002'E 1991 43 1 H5 19.6   W3 E
Muckera 013 3017.15'S, 12957.42'E 1991 73 1 L6 25.5 22.0 B G
Muckera 014 304.00'S, 12950.85'E 1991 54 1 L5/6 25.4 21.7 B G

TABLE 7. Meteorites from the Nullarbor Plain, Western Australia.
Name Coordinates Year Wt. N Class Fa Fs WG2 Comments3
mol% mol%
Boorabie 001 2928'S, 12821'E 1977 381.0 frg. H5 18.4 - B/C I
Camel Donga 006 3017.5'S, 12635.25'E 1992 50.96 1 H6, S4 20.3 18.4 B H1
Camel Donga 007 3019'S, 12637E 1986 100.3 1 L5 24.7 21.9 A/B I
Carlisle Lakes 002 2910'S, 12710'E 1977 410.0 1 H4/5 br 18.9 16.2 B/Cx breccia, I
Carlisle Lakes 003 2909'S, 12710'E 1977 116.0 1 H4/5 18.2 16.0 B pass. CL002, I
Carlisle Lakes 004 2910'S, 12710'E 1977 809.0 frag. H5 18.6 - B poss. CL002, I
Carlisle Lakes 005 2911'S, 12710'E 1977 502.0 1 H5 18.9 16.2 B poss. CL002, I
Colville Lake 001 2936'S, 12630.4'E 1986 56.2 1 H5 19.0 16.3 B I
Colville Lake 002 2947.1'S, 12635.3'E 1986 100.0 1 H5 19.8 17.4 C I
Deakin 009 3044 S, 12855'E 1991 150 1 H5 18.7 - W4 E
Forrest 016 309.23'S, 12804.37'E 1992 46.87 1 H5-6 br,S2 19.8 17.5 B/C H2
Forrest 017 3010.45'S, 12804.14'E 1992 4.60 1 H4, S3 19.1 16.7 C H2
Forrest 018 3010'S, 12805'E 1992 54.41 1 H6, S3 19.5 17.2 C H2
Forrest 019 3010'S, 12605'E 1992 42.94 1 H5, S4 20.1 18.2 B H2
Forrest 020 3044.27S, 12757.22'E 1992 6.99 1 L5/6, S4 25.6 21.7 B/C H2
Forrest 021 3045.42'S, 12757.10'E 1992 59.70 3 L6, S5 25.2 21.9 B/C H2
Forrest 022 3046.37'S, 12756.80'E 1992 7.46 1 L5, S4 24.8 20.9 B H2
Forrest 023 3046.90'S, 12756.65'E 1992 7.67 1 L4, S3 22.4 19.1 C H2
Forrest 024 3045.48'S, 12756.87'E 1992 16.23 3 LL6, S5 26.8 22.7 B/C H2
Forrest 025 3045.36'S, 12756.23'E 1992 8.11 1 L5 br, S2 25.2 21.2 A/B H2
Forrest 026 3045.42'S, 12756.28'E 1992 64.11 3 H5/6, S2 18.7 16.5 C H2
Forrest 027 3045.58'S, 12756.99'E 1992 14.41 1 L5/6, S1 24.9 21.5 C H2
Forrest 028 3043.94'S, 12756.94'E 1992 48.70 4 L7, S5 25.4 22.6 C H2
Forrest 029 3043.89'S, 12756.35'E 1992 6.00 1 H3-5 br,S3 19.1 17.7 C H2
Forrest 030 3043.86'S, 12756.35'E 1992 77.68 1 L6/7, S5 25.0 21.7 B/C diff. from FO 021, H2
Forrest 031 3044.27'S, 12757.22'E 1992 0.83 1 H4, S2 21.0 18.6 B/C H2
Forrest 032 3043'S, 12756'E 1992 1.38 1 L6/7, S5 26.2 22.2 B pass. FO 028, H2
Forrest 033 3045'S, 12805'E 1991 31.3 1 E7 - 0.5 W4 E
no chondrules (similar to Happy Canyon), contains silica, plagioclase, graphite
Forrest 034 3045'S, 12805'E 1991 99 1 L6 25.1 - W3 E
Forrest 035 3045'S, 12805'E 1991 166 1 L6 25.6 - W3 E
Forrest 036 3045'S, 12805'E 1991 57 1 H6 19.2 - W3 E
Forrest 037 3045'S, 12805'E 1991 10 1 H4 18.7 - W5 E
Forrest Lakes 002 2935'S, 12855'E 1974 52.0 3 H5 18.3 16.4 C I
Gunnadorah 002 3028'S, 12611'E 1976 46.0 1 L5 23.1 20 1 C I
Kinclaven 001 3028'S, 12542'E 1973 17.3 1 L5 24.3 20.5 A I
Kybo 001 3111'S, 12625'E 1984 2492.7 2 LL5 26.4 22.5 A/B sev. shocked, I
Loongana 002 307.80'S, 12722.96'E 1992 53.89 1 H6, S3 19.1 17.0 C H2
Lynch 001 3101'S, 12713'E 1977 31.5 2 L5-6 br 24.9 - A/B I
Mason 001 2957S, 12805'E 1977 113.3 1 H5 19.2 B/Cx I
Mundrabilla 013 307.58'S, 12724.62'E 1992 9.16 1 H6, S1 18.9 16.6 A/B H2
Mundrabilla 014 308.56'S, 12723.63'E 1992 1.80 1 H4, S3 17.4 16.4 C H1
Mundrabilla 015 307.58'S, 12724.62'E 1992 26.69 3 H5, S4 18.4 17.1 B/C H1
Mundrabilla 016 307.3'S, 12723.21'E 1992 4.41 1 L5/6, S3 24.3 20.6 C H2
Mundrabilla 017 3047.07S, 12741.84'E 1992 40.59 2 H5, S3 18.6 17.0 B H1
Nurina001 3040'S, 12624'E 1973 2.7 1 H4 19.1 17.2 B/C I
Nurina 002 3027'S, 12636'E 1977 170.5 7 H5 br 18.9 - B I
Nurina 003 3047S, 12627'E 1986 40.0 1 LL5 br 29.6 24.9 B/C I
Nurina 004 3047S, 12627'E 1986 28.3 1 L6 25.6 22.3 C I
Nyanga Lake 002 2937.7'S, 12619.3'E 1986 1048.9 2 H4/5 18.6 17.1 B/C I
Nyanga Lake 003 2943.9'S, 12614.3'E 1986 129.1 1 H5 19.0 17.0 C I
Old Homestead 002 3121'S, 12731'E 1977 76.9 4 L5/6 25.2 - A/B poss. part of Oak, I
Reid 014 3005'S, 12850'E 1991 125 1 L6 25.4 - W2 E
Sleeper Camp 005 3010.42'S, 12617.54'E ? 129 1 H5, S2 20.7 17.3 B D
Sleeper Camp 006 3010'S, 12624.26'E 1992 6.04 1 CK4, S2 32.3 33.0 A/B Hl
Sleeper Camp 007 3009.6'S, 12623.20'E 1992 60.39 1 L4, S2 25.9 21.5 B/C Hl
Sleeper Camp 008 3012'S, 12630'E 1992 16.37 1 H5, S2 19.9 17.5 B/C Hl
Sleeper Camp 009 3009.77'S, 12624.5'E 1992 145.3 3 L6, S5 25.1 21.5 B/C H1,2
Sleeper Camp 010 30.09'S, 12625.7'E 1992 9.63 1 H4-6 br,S4 20.5 18.6 B H2
Sleeper Camp 011 3009.8'S, 12624.51'E 1992 15.06 1 L6, S3 25.8 22.0 A/B H2
Thylacine Hole 001 3135'S, 12736'E 1977 101.5 1 H4/5 br 19.7 17.6 B/C I
Thylacine Hole 002 3134'S, 12748'E 1978 3.8 1 L6 25.2 - A/B shock veins, I
Virginia 001 3204'S, 12509'E 1980 191.5 4 L6 25.2 - A/Bx shock veins, I

TABLE 8. Meteorites from the Nullarbor Plain for which precise localities are unknown.
ame Year Wt.1 N Class Fa Fs WG2 Comments3
    (g)   mol% mol%    
Nullarbor 011 pre 1980 3388 3 L6 25.5 21.9 B I
Nullarbor 012+ pre 1980 7300 1 L6 24.7 21.8 A/B I
Nullarbor 013+ pre 1980 459 1 L6 25.5 22.2 A/B I
Nullarbor 014+ pre 1980 1733 1 L6 25.3 23.6 B I
Nullarbor 015+ pre 1980 3986 frags. L6 24.8 22 B I
Nullarbor 016 pre 1980 200.3 1 H4/5 18.7 17.3 B I
Nullarbor 017+ pre 1980 117.3 3 L6 25.6 21.2 A/B I
Nullarbor 018 1990 Sept. ~1 kg 1 L6, S3-4 25.2 21.3 A/B K
+ possibly paired with Nullarbor 011, all also bear resemblance to Forrest 002.

Footnotes to Tables 6-8:
1 Weight in g, unless "kg" is given
2 Weathering grades: A minor, B moderate, C severe rustiness, x evaporates on surface, determined in hand specimen; W 1 to W6, determined in thin section: W1 minor, W2 moderate, W3 severe, W4 complete oxidation of metal and troilite, W5 beginning, W6 massive alteration of silicates (see Wlotzka, 1993).
3 Comments:
(A) Classification, analysis, information: M. Zbik, The South Australian Museum, North Terrace, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia. 26 kg in South Australian Museum. See also Zbik (1994).
(B) Classification, analysis: J. Otto, Mineralogisch-Petrographisches Institut, Universitat Freiburg, D-79104 Freiburg, Germany. Information and main mass: Swiss Meteorite Laboratory, P. O. Box 126, CH-8750 Glarus, Switzerland.
(C) Information, type specimen, classification, and analysis: contains (besides olivine) pigeonite Wo4.7En84Fs11, trace of NiFe with 2.2% Ni; Martin Prinz, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024, USA. Main mass: Swiss Meteorite Laboratory, P. O. Box 126, CH-8750 Glarus, Switzerland.
(D) Classification, analysis, type specimen, information: T. Geiger, Institut Rr Planetologie, Universitat Munster, D-48419 Miinster, Germany. Main mass, G. Grau, Salzburger Volksstemwarte, A-5101 Salzburg, Austria.
(E) Analysis and classification: Charles F. Lewis, Center for Meteorite Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287, USA, and Frank Wlotzka, Max-Planck-Institut fur Chemic, D-55122 Mainz, Germany. Information and main mass: Blaine Reed, 907 County Road 207, 017, Durango, Colorado 81301, USA.
(F) Classification, analysis, type specimen: J. Otto, Mineralogisch-Petrographisches Institut, Universitat Freiburg, D-79104 Freiburg, Germany. Information: Dieter Heinlein, Lilienstrasse 3, D-86156 Augsburg, Germany. Main mass: The South Australian Museum, North Terrace, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia.
(G) Classification: A. Braatz, Parkstr. 1, D-30952 Ronnenberg (also analysis), M. Schliestedt, Institut fur Mineralogie, Universitat Hannover, Welfengarten 1, D- 30167 Hannover, and R. Bartoschewitz, Lehmweg 53, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany. Information and main mass: R. Bartoschewitz.
(H) These meteorites were found by the 1992 WAMET/EUROMET expedition. The main masses are held at the Western Australian Museum, Perth WA; research samples and duplicate thin sections are held at The Open University, Planetary Science Unit, Dept. of Earth Sciences, Milton Keynes MK7 6AA, UK. Requests for samples may be made to the Chairman of the EUROMET Meteorites Working Group, Robert Hutchison. Classification and anaylsis: H1) Robert Hutchison and Eleanor Grant, The Natural History Museum, London SW5 5BD, UK; H2) P. A. Bland and L. Folco, The Open Unversity.
(I) Classification, analysis and pairing work: A. W. R. Bevan and R. A. Binns, Western Australian Museum, Perth WA, Australia; main masses at the Western Australian Museum.
(K) Found N of Trans-Australian Railway between stations Forrest and Mundrabilla. Classification, analysis, information, and main mass: Alex Ruzicka, Dept. of Planetary Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA.

Nurina, see "Nullarbor meteorites," Table 7

Nyanga Lake, see "Nullarbor meteorites," Table 7

Old Homestead, see "Nullarbor meteorites," Table 7

Palea de Aparzo
237'S, 656'W

After the appearance of a luminous meteor followed by detonations, a shower of many stones fell. A total of 1430 g was recovered, consisting of two large stones (282 and 104 g) and several smaller ones. Classification and analysis: olivine Fa25, pyroxene Fs21, Brian Mason, Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. 20560, USA. Main mass and type specimen; Asociacion Hatum Pampa, Pizarro 5672, 1440 Buenos Aires, Argentina. Information, Oscar A. Turone, Pizarro 5672, 1440 Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Reid, see "Nullarbor meteorites," Table 7

Rio do Pires
137.40'S, 4217.31'E

A piece of 118 g was brought to Prof. H. Shigame, Universidade Federal Da Bahia, Instituto de Geosciencias, by a former student working in Rio do Pires. The circumstances of the find are poorly known. Classification, analysis: olivine Fa25.2 pyroxene Fs21.6, contains shock veins and maskelynite, shock stage S6. Information: Adrian Brearley, Institute of Meteoritics, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131-1126, USA. Main mass: Wilton P. de Carvalho, P. O. Box 1110, 40001 Salvador, Bahia, Brazil.

Round Top (a)

A mass of 7.747 kg is listed in Graham et al (1985) as "Round Top", coordinates 303'24 "N, 9639'5 "W. Another piece of 2.188 kg was acquired in 1940 by O. E. Monnig, coordinates 304'30 "N, 9638'19 "W. They are paired and shall be named Round Top (a). Classification and analysis: olivine Fa24.0 and Fa24.4, respectively, pyroxene Fs20.9 and Fs20.4, respectively; A. J. Ehlmann and K. Keil, University of Hawaii, Planetary Geosciences Division, Dept of Geology and Geophysics, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, USA; see also Ehlmann and Keil (1993). Main mass: Monnig Collection, Dept. of Geology, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas 76129, USA.

Round Top (b)
304'N, 9642'W

A mass of 7.166 kg was acquired by O. E. Monnig after canvassing in the Round Top area. The exact find site is not known. The coordinates given are those of the town Round Top. Classification and analysis: olivine Fa18.4, pyroxene Fs16.1, H. J. Ehlmann and K. Keil, University of Hawaii, Planetary Geosciences Division, Dept. of Geology and Geophysics, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, USA; see also Ehlmann and Keil (1993). Main mass: Monnig Collection, Dept. of Geology, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas 76129, USA.

Senboku
3926.3'N, 14030.7'E

A stone of 866 g has been sitting in the household altar of the Suda family for about 100 years or more. It was told in the family that it fell from the sky into the chestnut grove in the dry bed of the Maruko river behind the Suda's house. Classification and analysis: olivine Fa18.4, pyroxene Fs16.3, Masako Shima and Akihiko Okada, National Science Museum (address below). By courtesy of the owner, Mr. Yosio Suda, the main mass is on loan to the National Science Museum for display, and several g were provided for research. Information: Masako Shima, National Science Museum, 3-23-1 Hyakunin-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 169, Japan. See also Shima et al. (1994).

Sleeper Camp, see "Nullarbor meteorites," Table 7

Tagounite
2958'N, 536'W

A mass of 3.3 kg was found 2 miles NW of the town Tagounite. Classification and analysis: 8.0% Ni, 20.5 ppm Ga, 5.27 ppm Ir; John T. Wasson, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90024-1567, USA. The meteorite has been severely reheated and recrystallized. Taenite has been re- sorbed, and kamacite is mostly equigranular. Distribution: 460 g, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona; 146 g, University of California at Los Angeles; 109 g, Vienna; 152 g, Marlin Cilz. Information: Marlin D. Cilz, Box 1063, Malta, Montana 59538, USA.

Thylacine Hole, see "Nullarbor meteorites," Table 7

Tres Castillos
29.47N, 105.80W

A mass of 150 kg was found on the ranch Tres Castillos. Type specimen, classification and analysis: Ni 9.23%, Co 0.51%, Ir 0.245 ppm, Ga 16.3 ppm, As 9.7 ppm, Cr 19 ppm, Pt 1.5 ppm, Au 1.35 ppm, W 0.39 ppm, Re 27 ppb; John T. Wasson, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90024-1567, USA. Distribution: main mass (40.9 kg), Marlin Cilz; 8.1 kg, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona; 2.6 kg, Natural History Museum,Vienna. Information, Marlin D. Cilz, Box 1063, Malta, Montana 59538, USA.

Tookabarnoo
2752'S, 14144'E

A stone of 157 g was found near Tookabarnoo Waterhole. Classification and analysis: olivine Fa19.0, weathering grade W6; Charles F. Lewis, Center for Meteorite Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287, USA, and Frank Wlotzka, Max-Planck-Institut fur Chemie, D-55122 Mainz, Germany. Main mass and information: Blaine Reed, 907 County Road 207 417, Durango, Colorado 81301, USA.

Virginia, see "Nullarbor meteorites," Table 7

Vyatka
57 32'N, 49 0'E

A mass of 40-50 kg was reportedly found on the shore of the Vyatka river near the town Sovetsk, but the main mass was lost. Classification: Ilya A. Stroganov. Analysis: olivine Fa17.6, total iron 27.0%; N. N. Kononkova and L .D. Barsukova, Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow. Mass: 321 g at the Committee on Meteorites. Information: Marina A. Ivanova, Committee on Meteorites, Ul. M. Ulyanovoi 3, korp. 1, Moscow 117313, Russia.

Whitula Creek
2518.95'S, 14226.68'E

A stone of 271 g was found in the Ingella Station meteorite strewnfield. Classification and analysis: olivine Fa19.5+-0.3, pyroxene Fs18.0+-0.6 (analyst F. Wlotzka), weathering grade W5; Charles F. Lewis, Center for Meteorite Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287, USA, and Frank Wlotzka, Max-Planck-Institut fur Chemie, D-55122 Mainz, Germany. The composition is different from that of HS Ingella Station, which has olivine Fa18.5+0.5, pyroxene Fs17.4+0.4 (analyst F. Wlotzka). Main mass: Blaine Reed, 907 County Road 207 017, Durango, Colorado 81301, USA.

Wray (b)
4019'51 "N, 10211'45 "W

A mass of 3.844 kg was found 17 miles N of the town of Wray. It was purchased by O. E. Monnig in 1938. Classification and analysis: olivine Fa24.2, pyroxene Fs20.5, A. J. Ehlmann and K. Keil., University of Hawaii, Planetary Geosciences Division, Dept. of Geology and Geophysics, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, USA. See also Ehlmann and Keil (1993). Main mass: Monnig Collection, Dept of Geology, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas 76129, USA. Wray (b) is different from the H-chondrite Wray listed in the Catalogue of Meteorites (Graham et al. 1985), which shall be known as Wray (a).

Zapotitlan Salinas
18 20'N, 97 30W

A stone of 27.7 g was found by Prof. Alejandro Ribera near the town of Zapotitlan Salinas for which the coordinates are given. Classification, main mass, information: Gerardo Sanchez-Rubio, Instituto de Geologia, UNAM, Ciudad Universitaria, Apdo. Postal 70-296, 04510 Mexico, D.F., Mexico. Analysis: olivine Fa24.5, pyroxene Fs20.3; M. Naito and P. Altuzar, address as above.


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