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Camel Donga
Basic information Name: Camel Donga
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1984
Country: Australia
Mass:help 25 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 64  (1986)  Eucrite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Eucrite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Eucrite-mmict
Recommended:  Eucrite-mmict    [explanation]

This is 1 of 193 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-mmict.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
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Writeup from MB 64:
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DISCOVERY OF THE CAMEL DONGA, AUSTRALIA, STONY METEORITE

Name: CAMEL DONGA

Place of find: Near Camel Donga, on the Nullarbor Plain, Western Australia, Australia.

30°19'S., 126°37'E.

Date of find: January, 1984

Class and type: Stone. Achondrite, Ca-rich. Eucrite.

Number of individual

specimens: 12 (and others)

Total weight: 7.6 kg (minimum weight)

Circumstances of find: The first stone weighing 503 g was found by Mrs. J.C. Campbell. A further 11 stones were found within 1 km of the original site by B. Mason and W H. Cleverly in July, 1985. Other stones have since been found.

Source: W .H. Cleverly, Western Australia School of Mines, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia 6430, Australia.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 64, Meteoritics 21, 309-313 (1986)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 19'S, 126° 37'E)
     Recommended::   (30° 19'S, 126° 37'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 685 approved meteorites from Australia (plus 43 unapproved names) (plus 27 impact craters)
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Synonyms: Nurina West (From MetBase)

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