|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
Mass: 25 kg
This is 1 of 193 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-mmict. [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
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.
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.
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 64, Meteoritics 21, 309-313 (1986)|
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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