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Wynyard
Basic information Name: Wynyard
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1968
Country: Canada
Mass:help 3.48 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 62  (1984)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9556 approved meteorites (plus 11 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 62:
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DISCOVERY OF THE WYNYARD, CANADA, STONY METEORITE

Name: WYNYARD

Place of find: Big Quill Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada.

51°53'N., 104°11'W.

Date of find: 1968, approximately

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-Bronzite chondrite (H5). Olivine Fa18

Number of individual

specimens 1

Total weight: 3479 g

Circumstances of find: Found in a field during ploughing.

Source: R.K. Herd and A.G. Plant, Geological Survey of Canada, 601 Booth Street, Ottawa, Canada.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 62, Meteoritics 19, 49-57 (1984)
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Geography:

Canada
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (51° 53'N, 104° 11'W)
     Recommended::   (51° 53'N, 104° 11'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 13 approved meteorites from Saskatchewan, Canada (plus 6 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 65 approved meteorites from Canada (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 31 impact craters)
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