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Wallareenya
Basic information Name: Wallareenya
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1965 or 1960
Country: Australia
Mass:help 4.39 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIIAB
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  IIIAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIIAB
Recommended:  Iron, IIIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 319 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIIAB.   [show all]
Search for other: IIIAB irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
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Writeup from MB 85:

Wallareenya

Western Australia, Australia

Found late 1960s

Iron, medium octahedrite (IIIAB)

A 4386 g mass was found on Wallareenya Station, 55 km southeast of Pert Hedland. Classification and description (A. Bevan, WAM; J. Wasson, UCLA): kamacite bandwidth = 1 mm; bulk metal composition, Co = 0.502 wt%, Ni = 7.94 wt%, Ga = 20.9 ppm, Ge < 50 ppm, Ir = 2.75 ppm, Au = 0.619 ppm. Specimens: main mass, WAM.

Institutions
   and collections
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
WAM: Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences, Western Australian Museum. Locked Bag 49, Welshpool DC, Western Australia 6986, Australia; Website (institutional address; updated 18 Oct 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (20° 40'S, 118° 50'E)
     Recommended::   (20° 40'S, 118° 50'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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