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Snake Bore
Basic information Name: Snake Bore
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1975
Country: Australia
Mass:help 66 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 68  (1990)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10318 approved meteorites (plus 18 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 68:
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Snake Bore

Motpena station, South Australia, Australia

Found 8 April 1975

Stone. Ordinary chondrite (H5).

A single weathered stone weighing 50.2 g was found 3 km W of Snake Bore on Motpena station, D. H. McColl, South Australia, pers. comm., 1988. Classification, olivine Fa18.7, A. L. Graham, pers. comm., 1988.

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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:   (31° 6'S, 138° 16'E)
     Recommended::   (31° 6'S, 138° 16'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 239 approved meteorites from South Australia, Australia (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 715 approved meteorites from Australia (plus 45 unapproved names) (plus 27 impact craters)
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