|Basic information||Name: Brachina|
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1974
Mass: 203 g
This is 1 of 40 approved meteorites classified as Brachinite. [show all]
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Writeup from MB 55:
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DISCOVERY OF THE BRACHINA, AUSTRALIA, STONY METEORITE
Place of find: Near Brachina, South Australia, Australia.
Date of find: May 26, 1974.
Class and type: Stone. Chassignite.
Number of individual
Total weight: 202.85 g
Circumstances of find: Found by Mr. B.M. Eves, Senior Inspector, South Australian National Parks and Wildlife Service.
Source: Letters from Miss J.M. Scrymgour, South Australian Museum, Adelaide. See also J.E. Johnson, J.M. Scrymgour, E. Jarosewich and B. Mason, 1977. Brachina meteorite - a chassignite from South Australia. Rec. South Australian Museum 17, 309-319.
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 55, Meteoritics 13, 327-352 (1978)|
This is 1 of 213 approved meteorites from South Australia, Australia (plus 4 impact craters)
This is 1 of 681 approved meteorites from Australia (plus 43 unapproved names) (plus 27 impact craters)
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