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Wedderburn
Basic information Name: Wedderburn
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1951
Country: Australia
Mass:help 210 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 8  (1958)  Unknown
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIICD
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IAB-sLH
Recommended:  Iron, IAB-sLH    [explanation]

This is 1 of 13 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IAB-sLH.   [show all]
Search for other: IAB complex irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
Comments: Revised 21 Jan 2023: Updated location
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Writeup from MB 8:
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WEDDERBURN, Victoria, Australia. Iron.

Literature: 1. Proc. Roy. Soc. Victoria, 1953, v.64, pp. 73-76. /MA-12-255/.


Writeup from MB 112:
Wedderburn: updated location and further information.

A more accurate location and updated information about the classification is presented in Birch (2019). The iron was found at 36.39°S, 143.65°E.
Bibliography:
  • Birch W.D. (2021) The Wedderburn meteorite revisited. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria 131(2), 74-83. (link)
Buchwald The following entries were found for Wedderburn in Buchwald (1975)
[Buchwald, Vagn F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press, 1418 pp.]
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 8, Moscow (1958)
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 111, in preparation (2023)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (36° 26'S, 143° 38'E)
     Recommended::   (36° 23' 24"S, 143° 39' 0"E)
Note: the NHM and recommended coordinates are 5 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 16 approved meteorites from Victoria, Australia
     This is 1 of 717 approved meteorites from Australia (plus 46 unapproved names) (plus 27 impact craters)
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