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Forrest 009
Basic information Name: Forrest 009
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1979
Country: Australia
Mass:help 1000 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 68  (1990)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11000 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB68
  Table 1
  Line 16:
Date:1979
Latitude:30°09'S
Longitude:128°05'E
Mass (g):1000
Pieces:5
Class:L6
Classifier:
Finder:Carlisle & Family
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 68, Meteoritics 25, 59-70 (1990)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 45'S, 127° 57'E)
     Recommended::   (30° 9'S, 128° 5'E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 67.8 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 339 approved meteorites from Western Australia, Australia (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 11 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 704 approved meteorites from Australia (plus 45 unapproved names) (plus 27 impact craters)
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