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Lake Carnegie
Basic information Name: Lake Carnegie
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1992
Country: Australia
Mass:help 12.1 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  Eucrite-cm
Recommended:  Eucrite-cm    [explanation]

This is 1 of 44 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-cm.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 29 May 2012
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Writeup from MB 100:

Lake Carnegie        26°13’S, 122°30’E

Western Australia, Australia

Found: Feb 1992

Classification: HED achondrite (Eucrite, cumulate)

History: A single small stone was found on the shores of Lake Carnegie by a local resident and brought to the WAM by the late A. J. Carlisle.

Physical characteristics: The freshly crusted stone weighs 12.1 g and is unweathered.

Petrography: (A. W. R. Bevan, WAM, and T. Kennedy, UWA) The meteorite is an unbrecciated, coarse-grained, eucrite with cumulate texture. It is predominantly comprised of pyroxene and anorthitic plagioclase feldspar with minor minerals including ilmenite, chromite and very minor Fe-Ni metal and troilite.

Geochemistry: (T. Kennedy, UWA) Pyroxene, Fs29.4-61.1Wo4.7-41.7; plagioclase, An91.3-96.8Ab3.13-8.09Or0-0.54.

Classification: Achondrite (Eucrite-cm)

Specimens: Main mass and two thin sections at WAM.

Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 552:
State/Prov/County:Western Australia
Date:Feb 1992
Latitude:26°13'S
Longitude:122°30'E
Mass (g):12.1
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite-cm
Ferrosilite (mol%):29.4-61.1
Wollastonite (mol%):4.7-41.7
Classifier:A. W. R. Bevan, WAM, and T. Kennedy, UWA
Type spec mass (g):11
Type spec location:WAM
Main mass:WAM
Finder:Unknown
Comments:Submitted by A. W. R. Bevan
Institutions
   and collections
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)
UWA: University of Western Australia, 35 Hackett Drive, Crawley, Western Australia 6009, Australia (institutional address; updated 29 May 2012)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (26° 13'S, 122° 30'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 702 approved meteorites from Australia (plus 46 unapproved names) (plus 27 impact craters)
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