|Basic information||Name: Answer|
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1970
Mass: 11.2 kg
This is 1 of 94 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as Iron. [show all]
Search for other: Metal-rich meteorites, Iron meteorites
|Comments:||Revised 31 Oct 2013: Mass increased. MB54 neglected slice that was removed.|
Writeup from MB 54:
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DISCOVERY OF THE ANSWER, AUSTRALIA, IRON METEORITE
Place of find: Near the Answer mine, south of Selwyn, Queensland, Australia. 21°39'35"S, 140°54'25"E.
Date of find: June 16, 1970
Class and type: Iron. Ataxite.
Number of individual specimens: 1
Total weight: 11.09 kg
Circumstances of find: Found by Mr. J. Finch.
Source: Beverley R. Houston. 1971. Two meteorites from northwest Queensland. Queensland Government Mining Journal 72,482-486.
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 54, Meteoritics 11, 69-93 (1976)|
This is 1 of 22 approved meteorites from Queensland, Australia (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
This is 1 of 680 approved meteorites from Australia (plus 43 unapproved names) (plus 27 impact craters)
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