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Hughes 007
Basic information Name: Hughes 007
     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 58 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 73  (1992)  Ureilite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Ureilite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 516 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
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Writeup from MB 73:
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Hughes 007

Nullarbor, South Australia, Australia

Found 1991 June

Stone, ureilite

A stone of 58 g was found in a clay pan on red clay, mostly covered by red brown fusion crust. Type specimen, classification and analysis, large olivine crystals Fa18.3 (with 0.54% Cr2O3, 0.13% CaO) in opaque matrix with graphite and little metal, Ni 1.6-4.9%, J. Otto, Mineralogical Institute, Universitat Freiburg, Albertstrasse 23b, D-7800 Freiburg, Germany. Information and main mass, Swiss Meteorite Laboratory, P. 0. Box 126, CH8750 Glarus, Switzerland.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 73, Meteoritics 27, 477-483 (1992)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 34' 6"S, 129° 38' 15"E)
     Recommended::   (30° 34' 6"S, 129° 38' 15"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1.1 m apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 235 approved meteorites from South Australia, Australia (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 704 approved meteorites from Australia (plus 45 unapproved names) (plus 27 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Hughes 91016 (From MetBase)

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