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Mulga (south)
Basic information Name: Mulga (south)
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1963
Country: Australia
Mass:help 894 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 53  (1975)  H4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5782 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 53:
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DISCOVERY OF THE MULGA (SOUTH), AUSTRALIA, STONY METEORITE

Name: MULGA (SOUTH)

Place of find: 95 km NNE of Haig, Western Australia.

30°12'S, 126°22'E.

Date of find: 1963

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H4).

Number of individual specimens: 24

Total weight: 894 g

Circumstances of find: Late in 1963 Mr. W. H. Cleverly of the Kalgoorlie School of Mines found three fitting fragments of stony meteorite that were intitially recorded as Billygoat Donga Ill and later renamed Mulga (south). Further searches in 1964, 1970, and 1971 have increased the number of pieces to 24.

Source: W. H. Cleverly. 1972. Mulga (north) chondritic meteorite shower, Western Australia. Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia 55, 115-128.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 53, Meteoritics 10, 133-158 (1975)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 12'S, 126° 22'E)
     Recommended::   (30° 12'S, 126° 22'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 339 approved meteorites from Western Australia, Australia (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 11 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 702 approved meteorites from Australia (plus 46 unapproved names) (plus 27 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Billygoat Donga III (In NHM Cat)

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