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Turriff
Basic information Name: Turriff
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1994
Country: Australia
Mass:help 218 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 82  (1998)  L5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6289 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 82:

Turriff

Victoria, Australia

Found 1994

Ordinary chondrite (L5)

A 218 g stone was found by David Rowney while he was plowing a paddock.  Classification and mineralogy (Bill Birch, Vict):  olivine, Fa24; pyroxene Fs20Wo0.2; feldspar present; kamacite Fe92.9Ni6.5Co0.6; chondrules abundant and distinct.  Specimens:  main mass, Vict.

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Vict: Museum Victoria, GPO Box 666E, Melbourne, Victoria 3001, Australia; Website (institutional address; updated 26 Oct 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 82, MAPS 33, A221-A240 (1998)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (35° 29'S, 142° 36'E)
     Recommended::   (35° 29'S, 142° 36'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 16 approved meteorites from Victoria, Australia
     This is 1 of 685 approved meteorites from Australia (plus 43 unapproved names) (plus 27 impact craters)
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