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Cranbourne
Basic information Name: Cranbourne
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1854
Country: Australia
Mass:help 8.6 t
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIICD
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IAB-MG
Recommended:  Iron, IAB-MG    [explanation]

This is 1 of 86 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IAB-MG.   [show all]
Search for other: IAB complex irons, Metal-rich meteorites, and Iron meteorites
Buchwald The following entries were found for Cranbourne in Buchwald (1975)
[Buchwald, Vagn F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press, 1418 pp.]
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References: Never published in the Meteoritical Bulletin
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Don Edwards   
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Corey Kuo.      
Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (38° 6'S, 145° 18'E)
     Recommended::   (38° 6'S, 145° 18'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 16 approved meteorites from Victoria, Australia
     This is 1 of 665 approved meteorites from Australia (plus 44 unapproved names) (plus 27 impact craters)
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Synonyms: Abel (In NHM Cat)
Arltunga (In NHM Cat)
Beaconsfield (In NHM Cat)
Bruce (In NHM Cat)
Dandenong (In NHM Cat)
Langwarrin (In NHM Cat)
Melbourne (In NHM Cat)
Pakenham (In NHM Cat)
Victoria (In NHM Cat)
Western Point district (In NHM Cat)
Western Port district (In NHM Cat)
Yarra Yarra River (In NHM Cat)

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