header
  MetSoc Home            Publications            Contacts  
Search the Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Last update: 30 Nov 2019
Search for: Search type: Search limits: Display: Publication:
Names
Text help
Places
Classes
Years
Contains
Starts with
Exact
Sounds like
NonAntarctic
Falls  Non-NWAs
What's new
  in the last:
Limit to approved meteorite names
Search text:  
Gibson
Basic information Name: Gibson
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1991
Country: Australia
Mass:help 67.1 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 73  (1992)  Lodranite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Lodranite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Lodranite
Recommended:  Lodranite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 80 approved meteorites classified as Lodranite.   [show all]
Search for other: Acapulcoite-lodranite family, Lodranites, and Primitive achondrites
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 73:
Warning: the following text was scanned and may contain character recognition errors. Refer to the original to be sure of accuracy.

Gibson

Western Australia, Australia

Found 1991 October

Stone, lodranite

A stone of 67.1 g was found by a prospector in a sandy flat area west of Highway #1. Information and classification, Timothy J. McCoy, Planetary Geosciences, Dept. Geology and Geophysics, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, USA. Analysis, olivine Fa3.1, average grain size 563 ┬Ám, T. J. McCoy and Tosh K. Mayeda, address as above. Main mass, David New, P. O. Box 278, Anacortes, Washington 98221, USA.

Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 73, Meteoritics 27, 477-483 (1992)
Find references in NASA ADS:
Find references in Google Scholar:
Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (33° 41'S, 121° 48'E)
     Recommended::   (33° 41'S, 121° 48'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 704 approved meteorites from Australia (plus 45 unapproved names) (plus 27 impact craters)
Proximity search:
Find nearby meteorites: enter search radius (km):

Direct link to this page