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Pennyweight
Basic information Name: Pennyweight
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1982
Country: Australia
Mass:help 12.7 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 68  (1990)  Iron-an
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Iron-ung
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Iron-ung
Recommended:  Iron, ungrouped    [explanation]

This is 1 of 130 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Iron, ungrouped.   [show all]
Search for other: Iron meteorites, Metal-rich meteorites, and Ungrouped irons
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Writeup from MB 68:
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Pennyweight

Pennyweight Point well, Western Australia, Australia

Found May 1982

Iron. Ungrouped (IRANOM).

A single mass weighing 12.7 g was found, A. W. R. Bevan, Western Australian Museum, Perth, Western Australia, pers. comm., 1989. Almost certainly a metal nodule from a mesosiderite, analysis, 8.2% Ni, 14.8 ppm Ga, 59.4 ppm Ge, 5.76 ppm Ir, J. T. Wasson et al., Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 1989, 53, p. 735. Main mass, Perth, West. Austr. Mus.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 68, Meteoritics 25, 59-70 (1990)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (29° 7'S, 122° 5'E)
     Recommended::   (29° 7'S, 122° 5'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 704 approved meteorites from Australia (plus 45 unapproved names) (plus 27 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Pennyweight Point (From MetBase)

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